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Name: DIAMANT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/05/1892
Completed: 07/1892
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 591
Dimensions: 3445grt, 2205nrt, 328.6 x 43.0 x 29.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 48ins), 284nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1892 Deutsche-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges, Hamburg
1914 Standard Oil Co (New Jersey), New York; renamed PLATURIA
15/09/1917 Sank
Comments: 02/08/1914: Arrived at New York from Rotterdam & transferred to USA company
15/09/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U63 off Tangier at 35.08N - 09.15W
On a voyage from Genoa to New York


Above photo as DIAMANT courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DIAMANT courtesy of Photoship