|Ship Class||Rapana-class Merchant Vessel|
|Laid Down||9 Oct 1934|
|Launched||1 Jan 1935|
|Displacement||16,000 tons full|
|Machinery||Propulsion: Diesel, 1 shaft|
|Power Output||4,000 shaft horsepower|
|Armament||1 4", 2 40 mm, 6 20 mm|
Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseThe Ancylus was converted into a tanker/aircraft transport in Oct 1943, and served in the Atlantic. She returned to merchant service after WW2, and was renamed Imbricaria in 1952. She was sold on 4 Dec 1954 and scrapped at La Spezia.
ww2dbaseSource: Fleet Air Arm Archive
Last Major Revision: Feb 2005
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