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Name: EL OSO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/07/1921
Completed: 09/1921
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 973
Dimensions: 7267grt, 4405nrt, 440.5 x 57.5 x 34.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 48 & 81 x 54ins), 678nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146105
History:
09/1921 Lobitos Oilfields Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
11/01/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/01/1940: Mined & sunk 6 miles from Bar Light Vessel on a
voyage from Lobitos to Ellesmere Port with crude oil.


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley