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Name: CASPIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/07/1928
Completed: 04/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1036
Dimensions: 6018grt, 3720nrt, 412.0 x 53.4 x 31.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 533hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160551
History:
04/1928 Overseas Oil & Transport Co Ltd, London
16/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 16/04/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U81 when 10 miles
South of Beirut on a voyage from Haifa to Tripoli, Syria with benzine


Above photo copyright of the National Maritime Museum