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Name: BRITISH ADMIRAL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/05/1917
Completed: 06/1917
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 997
Dimensions: 10738dwt, 6842grt, 4213nrt, 430.1 x 57.0 x 33.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 54ins), 3,100hp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140315
History:
06/1917 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
20/12/1917 Transferred to British Petroleum Co Ltd, London
10/12/1920 Transferred to British Tanker Co Ltd, London
22/12/1936 Broken up
Comments: 22/12/1936: Broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, The Netherlands


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair