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Name: EMPIRE MACMAHON
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/07/1943
Completed: 12/1943
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1677
Dimensions: 8856grt, 4788nrt, 465.3 x 59.3 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, Werkspoor type, 8cyl (650 x 1400mm), 502nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 169173
History:
12/1943 Ministry of War Transport (Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd), Newcastle
1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London; renamed NANINIA
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
10/05/1960 Broken up
Comments: Completed as a Merchant Aircraft Carrier & tanker
Armed with 1 x 4.0ins, 8 x 22mm guns & 4 x Fairey Swordfish aircraft
1946: Converted back to a pure tanker
10/05/1960: Breaking up commenced at Hong Kong by
Hong Kong Chiap Hua Manufactory Co (1947) Ltd


Above photo as EMPIRE MACMAHON courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as EMPIRE MACMAHON courtesy of Helderline

Above photo as NANINIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as NANINIA courtesy of Photoship