SS PANDIA (OFBO, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1903.3, England, West Hartlepool, William Gray & Company Ltd.
3 800 dwt, 1 220 HP, 95.45 x 13.18 x 5.79 m.
1903.3: PANDIA A.RALLI, Piraeus. Nav a Vapeur Panhellenique. 1922: NIREFS, The Hellenic Co of Maritime Enterprises, Piraeus. 1925: DIAMANDO, Tsatsomiros Bros, Piraeus. 1931: DIAMANTO, Andros. Ioannis N.Tsatsomiros.
1937: PANDIA, homeport Mariehamn. Rederi Ab Pandia (Arthur Karlsson) Mariehamn. 1941.8: Panama flag.
1941.12.27: US Government War Shipping Administration captured in New York. 1942.2.6: DESERT LIGHT, homeport Panama. Mgrs Alcoa Steamship Company.
1942.4.16: enroute New York - Bermuda loaded with explosives and general cargo torpedoed by German submarine U-572 in 35.35N/72.48W. One sailor was killed. Thirty sailors were saved by USN ROPER.
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