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Name: AMERICAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/10/1892
Completed: 12/1892
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 671
Dimensions: 3897grt, 2266nrt, 345.4 x 44.1 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 409nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1892 American Petroleum Company, Rotterdam
1924 Cie Maritime Belpétrole Soc Anon, Antwerp; renamed BELPÉTROLE
1927 Cia Italiana Navigazione Petroli, Genoa; renamed CANOPUS
1928 Soc Anon di Navigazione Danubio, Genoa
1930 Soc Anon Imprese Navi ed Affini, Venice; renamed RAMONA
1930 Soc Anon Sinope di Navigazione, Genoa
1933 G Burger, Budapest
11/1933 Broken up
Comments: 11/1933: Broken up at La Spezia


Above photo as AMERICAN courtesy of Auke Visser

Above photo as AMERICAN courtesy of Auke Visser

Above photo as RAMONA copyright Magyar Muszaki és Közlekedési Múzeum

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 20/10/1892