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Name: GREAT WESTERN
Type: Sailing Vessel - Tanker
Launched: 1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: John Rogerson & Co
Yard: St Peter's
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 415nrt, 139.7 x 28.2 x 16.1ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 47768
History:
21/11/1863 Petroleum Trading Co, London
25/05/1865 John Rogerson, London
23/08/1865 J Serra y Calsina, Barcelona; renamed ODULIA
by 1888 A Eulofen, Bilbao
No later history known
Comments: Fitted to carry petroleum in bulk (without the aid of casks)
Her tank space was subdivided by a longitudinal & three transverse bulkheads
Expansion of the cargo was provided for by fitting of hollow iron masts
Fitted with her own cargo pumps
1888/89: Deleted from Lloyd's Register