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Name: BRITISH ENDEAVOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/08/1927
Completed: 10/1927
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1025
Dimensions: 4580grt, 2641nrt, 381.2 x 50.4 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 422hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149914
History:
10/1927 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
22/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U50 in 42.11N 11.35W
On a voyage from the Clyde to Abadan in ballast


Above photos courtesy of Richard Cox