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Name: BRITISH YEOMAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/04/1923
Completed: 06/1923
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 936
Dimensions: 10822dwt, 6990grt, 4084nrt, 440.0 x 57.1 x 33.8ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, DR Geared, 654nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147491
History:
06/1923 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
14/07/1942 Sank
Comments: 14/07/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U201 300 miles SW Canary Islands
On a voyage from Curacao to Gibraltar


Above photos courtesy of John Crossland