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Name: ECHODALE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/11/1940
Completed: 04/03/1941
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 628
Dimensions: 8150grt, 4805nrt, 465.3 x 59.3 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, B&W type, 8cyl (650 x 1400mm), 502nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 168069
History:
04/03/1941 The Admiralty, London
20/09/1961 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as EMPIRE GRANITE
12/04/1959: Decommissioned and laid up at Devonport Dockyard
20/09/1961: Arrived at La Spezia for breaking up by CN di Le Grazie SpA


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