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Name: BRITISH CAPTAIN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/11/1922
Completed: 02/1923
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 933
Dimensions: 6968grt, 4073nrt, 440.0 x 57.1 x 37.8ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 654nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146691
History:
02/1923 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
02/12/1941 Sank
Comments: 02/12/1941: Sank after being mined in 52.13N - 01.55E on a voyage from
Corpus Christi via Methil to Shell Haven with motor spirit and fuel oil