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Name: BRITISH DOMINION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/02/1928
Completed: 04/1928
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1240
Dimensions: 6983grt, 4141nrt, 440.0 x 57.0 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (22.9 x 91.25ins), 642nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 160400
History:
04/1928 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
11/01/1943 Sank
Comments: 11/01/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boats U552 & U620, 120 miles
north west of Las Palmas in position 30.30N - 19.55W
On a voyage from Curacao to Gibraltar with a cargo of aviation spirit


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