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Name: ARAGAZ
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/04/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 866
Dimensions: 5050grt, 2719nrt, 385.3 x 50.3 x 30.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 425nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136682
History:
05/1914 Aragaz Tank SS Co Ltd (F Gilbert), London
1924 Soc Anon Les Pétroles d'Outremer, Dunkerque
1945 Soc Geral de Comercio, Industria e Transportes Ltds, Lisbon
1945 Renamed MONCHIQUE
1950 British Iron & Steel Co Ltd; renamed BISCO 1
07/1950 Broken up
Comments: 1950: Renamed BISCO 1 for delivery only
17/07/1950: Arrived at Rosyth for breaking
25/07/1951: Breaking up commenced