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Name: AUNGBAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/08/1916
Completed: 02/1917
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 845
Dimensions: 5125grt, 3006nrt, 350.4 x 50.1 x 34.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 x 67 x 45ins), 446nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133591
History:
02/1917 Burmah Oil Co Ltd, Rangoon
02/1938 Okada Gumi KK, Osaka, Japan; renamed TOEN MARU
03/1938 Imperial Japanese Navy
02/03/1943 Sank
Comments: 03/1938: Requisitioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy
02/03/1943: Torpedoed by US submarine THRESHER (SS-200) in the Southern Makasaar Strait


Photo as AUNGBAN courtesy of Kevin Blair