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Name: ELDEROL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/05/1917
Completed: 23/06/1917
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1032
Dimensions: 1170grt, 497nrt, 210.0 x 34.8 x 16.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22 & 36 x 30ins), 135nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140314
History:
06/1917 The Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxilliary
01/09/1959 Broken up
Comments: 01/09/1959: Broken up at Llanelli by Rees Shipbreaking Co


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above: ELDEROL hiding behind HMS ORPHEUS. Photo courtesy of Photoship