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Name: DISTOL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/03/1916
Completed: 07/1916
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 198
Dimensions: 1174grt, 571nrt, 210.1 x 34.8 x 15.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26 & 43 x 27ins), 142nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139134
History:
07/1916 The Admiralty, London
1946 Ministry of Transport, London
1948 Kuwait Oil Co Ltd, London; renamed AKHAWI
1954 Broken up
Comments: Q4/1954: Broken up at Bombay