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Name: BRITISH ARDOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/05/1928
Completed: 07/1928
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 978
Dimensions: 11196dwt, 7124grt, 4261nrt, 440.6 x 57.1 x 33.9ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 35, 50.5 & 73 x 51ins), 553nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160525
History:
07/1928 British Tanker Co Ltd
05/04/1943 Sank
Comments: 05/04/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U706
at position 58.08N - 33.04W, 300 miles SW of Iceland
On a voyage from New York to Londonderry


Photo courtesy of Andrey Nelogov

Photo courtesy of AJ Hawker