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Name: CONCH
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/12/1908
Completed: 03/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 821
Dimensions: 5620grt, 3542nrt, 400.0 x 51.3 x 29.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 460nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125764
History:
03/1909 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
07/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 07/12/1916: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB23 when 12 miles
West of Anvil Point on a voyage from Calcutta and Rangoon
to the Thames with a cargo of benzine.


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