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Name: EL LOBO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/10/1908
Completed: 11/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 808
Dimensions: 4800grt, 2948nrt, 385.2 x 51.0 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 440nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125746
History:
1908 Lobitos Oilfields Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
1932 Soc Anon di Navigation Cisterne Italiane, Genoa; renamed TAIGETE
1938 Cisterne Italiane Soliani & Saltamerenda, Genoa
1944 Government of Italy
1948 Cisterne Italiane Soliani & Saltamerenda, Genoa
03/1955 Broken up
Comments: 06/1940: Laid up at Santa Cruz de Tenerife
1944: Requisitioned by the Italian Government for service with the Allies
16/12/1954: Arrived at La Spezia for breaking, commenced 03/1955