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1917-1935 Tanker steam


Buildingyard: Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

Built year: 1917

Yard no: 661


Tonnage: GRT: 7032/ NET: 4412/ TDW: 10360

Dims: LOA: 425,0/ BR: 57,0/ DR: 33,1ft

Machinery: 3-cyl tripleexp steam engine by George Clark Ltd., Sunderland

IHP: 2250

Speed: 10,0 knots


22.01.1917: Launched.

02.11.1917: Completed. Upon war requsition placed under management by H.E. Moss & Co. (W.M. Cohan), Liverpool.

                      Price paid: 2.026.478,55

00.06.1919: Returned to service for Wilh. Wilhelmsen

12.08.1935: Sold to A/S Viking (Lundegaard & Sønner), Farsund

00.03.1939: Sold to John T. Essberger. Renamed KARIBISCHES MEER

04.09.1949: Taken over by the German Navy. Renamed ÖLSCHIFF 1. Positioned at Wilhelmshaven. Thereafter Kiel and back to 


21.08.1944: Scuttled in the River Seine near Rouen as a blockade ship

20.04.1946: Refloated

15.08.1946: Beached at Henouville for scrapping

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