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Name: ARCA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/08/1912
Completed: 10/1912
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 823
Dimensions: 4839grt, 3053nrt, 374.6 x 50.8 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 453nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135147
History:
10/1912 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
02/10/1918 Sank
Comments: 02/10/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U118 when 40 miles
NW by W of Tory Island, 55.45N - 07.35W on a voyage from
Philadelphia to Portishead with a cargo of benzine