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Name: CARPATHIAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/05/1908
Completed: 07/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 802
Dimensions: 4900grt, 3087nrt, 385.0 x 51.0 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 425nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125715
History:
1908 Petroleum SS Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew), London
1918 Managers British Tanker Co Ltd; renamed BRITISH PEER
1921 British Tanker Co Ltd., London
1930 Soc Italiana di Navigazione e Trasporti, Genoa; renamed TAMPICO
1933 Soc Anon Marittima 'Fratelli Narizzano', Genoa
1935 'Navigazione e Commercio' SA Italiana, Genoa
08/09/1943 In German control at Venice
Post 1943 Sank
Comments: 03/11/1941: Damaged by torpedo from HM Submarine PROTEUS in
Doro Channel, towed to Venice for repairs
Later sunk at Venice (cause unknown), raised and broken up post-war.


Above photo as CARPATHIAN