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Name: BRITISH ENDEAVOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/08/1927
Completed: 10/1927
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1025
Dimensions: 4580grt, 2641nrt, 381.2 x 50.4 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 422hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149914
History:
05/10/1927 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
22/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U50, 170 miles NW of Porto
On a voyage from the Clyde to Abadan in ballast


Above photo is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo is copyright of A Duncan

Shields Daily News, Saturday, 13/08/1927