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Name: GRAF STROGANOFF
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/02/1903
Completed: 08/1903
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 765
Dimensions: 7025grt, 4527nrt, 428.0 x 54.7 x 30.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46.5 & 77 x 54ins), 530nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1906: 122840)
History:
08/1903 Northern Steamship Co, St Petersburg
1906 Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd, Newcastle; renamed ASHTABULA
1930 Petroleum SA di Nav, Genoa; renamed ALABAMA
1943 Government of USA, Panama City; renamed OSMOND
1944 US Navy; renamed QUIROS
1945 Government of USA, Panama City; renamed OSMOND
05/04/1947 Broken up
Comments: 12/02/1903: Launched un-named for Furness, Withy & Co, West Hartlepool
10/06/1940: Beached near Lake Maracaibo after attack by French cruiser JEAN D'ARC
1942: Refloated & repaired by Venezuelan salvors & sold to US Maritime Administration
05/04/1947: Broken up at Richmond by American Iron & Metal Co


Above photo as ASHTABULA courtesy of Gordon Ross

Above photo as QUIROS courtesy of US Navy

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 13/02/1903