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Name: BRITISH SERGEANT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/02/1922
Completed: 08/1922
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 931
Dimensions: 5868grt, 3387nrt, 400.6 x 54.2 x 32.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 593nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146647
History:
08/1922 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
09/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 09/04/1942: Sank after being bombed in 08.00N - 81.38E
when outward from Trincomalee in ballast