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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, 10.0knots
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 up


Above photo as BUYO MARU is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DELPHINULA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DELPHINULA is courtesy of Photoship