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Name: EMPIRE REYNOLDS
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/07/1942
Completed: 09/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1712
Dimensions: 8128grt, 4634nrt, 11941dwt, 456.9 x 59.4 x 33.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 629nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Reg Number: 165838
History:
04/09/1942 Ministry of War Transport, Newcastle
1946 Aral Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed LUMINOUS
1951 HE Moss & Co's Tankers (Holdings) Ltd, Liverpool
1956 "Cosarma" Cia Sicula di Armamento, Palermo; renamed POTERE
1956 Renamed MIRIELLA
10/1960 Broken up
Comments: 06/1943: Fitted with an anti-torpedo net defence
10/1960: Broken up at Trieste by Sidemar


Above photo as EMPIRE REYNOLDS is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo as EMPIRE REYNOLDS is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo as EMPIRE REYNOLDS is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo as LUMINOUS is courtesy of Photoship