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Name: DANUBIAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/01/1909
Completed: 04/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 823
Dimensions: 5064grt, 3137nrt, 387.2 x 51.8 x 27.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48in), 447nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125769
History:
04/1909 Petroleum SS Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew), London
1919 Managers British Tanker Co Ltd; renamed BRITISH KNIGHT
1921 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1929 Skibs A/S Ranvik (Lars Thorsen), Sandefjord; renamed RANVIK
1933 Manager Anders Jahre
1938 Leonardo Arrivabene SA (L Salom), Venice; renamed C ARRIVABENE
04/01/1940 Stranded
Comments: 04/01/1940: Stranded 2 miles south of Fedalah, Morocco
On a voyage from Augusta to Las Piedras in ballast
Subsequently the wreck was sold for breaking up


Above photo as DANUBIAN courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RANVIK courtesy of Steinar Norheim