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Name: BRITISH HUSSAR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 14/08/1923
Completed: 10/1923
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 1137
Dimensions: 10929dwt, 6944grt, 4098nrt, 440.2 x 57.0 x 33.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 3210hp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147544
History:
10/1923 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
30/06/1953 Broken up
Comments: 30/06/1953: Sold to the British Iron & Steel Corporation (BISCO)
and allocated to Metal Industries Ltd, Rosyth


Above photo copyright of the World Ship Society

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson