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Name: BRITISH GENERAL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 15/11/1921
Completed: 06/1922
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 926
Dimensions: 10822dwt, 6985grt, 4073nrt, 440.2 x 57.1 x 33.8ft
Engines: Steam turbine, 3270ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146610
History:
06/1922 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
07/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 06/10/1940: Damaged by torpedo from German U-Boat U37
07/10/1940: Sank 700miles west of Ireland (51.42N 24.50W)


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