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Name: DERBENT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/12/1907
Completed: 03/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 805
Dimensions: 3178grt, 1924nrt, 310.0 x 43.0 x 26.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 258nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1914: 136706)
History:
1908 Soc Anon d'Armement, d'Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp
1914 The Admiralty, London
30/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 1914: Requisitioned for Admiralty service as an oiler
30/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U96 when 6 miles NE by E of Lynas Point
On a voyage from Liverpool to Queenstown with a cargo of fuel oil


Above photo as DERBENT copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums