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Name: BRITISH SOVEREIGN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/03/1917
Completed: 07/1917
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 892
Dimensions: 3657grt, 2176nrt, 345.2 x 49.1 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 380nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140319
History:
07/1917 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1951 Broken up
Comments: 11/07/1951: Arrived at Blyth for breaking by Hughes Bolckow Ltd