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Motrix - (1922-1943 & 1945-1953)
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MOTRIX (1922-1953), owner COMPAGNIE de NAVIGATION MIXTE
O.N.R.T. ( then F.N.F.K. )
6587grt. 3641nrt. 9365 dwt, Measurements 128.44 x 17.51 x 9.15 meters (7.57 draught).
T. 3 Cyl. steam engine of 402 NHP (3500cv) by the shipbuilder. 11.5 knots.
1922 : completed by Ch. & At. de Saint Nazaire (Penhoët), Grand Quevilly as MOTRIX for SA Mazout Transports
(Cie, de Nav, Mixte), Marseilles.
1940 : laid up French West-Indies. Scuttled in Lamentin Bay.
1943 : refloated, repaired and chartered to U.S. War Shipping Administration.
1945 : retumed to French flag.
28.04.1953: arrived at Saint Nazaire for breaking up.
Sisterships : C. I.P., OMPHALE, OPHÉLIE (Cie auxilaire de navigation).

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

MOTRIX - 1922   FR   1T (aft)     (10½)
6,587 GRT for Soc. Anon. Mazout Transports (Cie. de Nav. Mixte, mgrs.), Marseille    422.5 x 57.5
Tanker built by Chant. & Atel. de St. Nazaire, Rouen   (8)
(WW II - laid up in the Antilles)
Broken up at St. Nazaire, 2nd quarter 1954, arrived 28.4.53.