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Name: BUYO MARU
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/12/1907
Completed: 02/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 804
Dimensions: 5214grt, 3086nrt, 385.0 x 50.5 x 29.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 436nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1917: 140285)
History:
1908 Toyo Kisen KK, Yokohama
1917 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd as nominee for The Shipping Controller
1917 Renamed DELPHINULA
1921 The Admiralty (Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, managers), London
1947 Broken up
Comments: 24/08/1918: Damaged by torpedo & beached at Suda Bay, Crete
Subsequently repaired and returned to service
1937: Converted to a storage hulk
13/09/1947: Arrived at Pasajes for breaking.


Above photo as BUYO MARU

Above 2 photos as DELPHINULA