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Name: HERBERT G WYLIE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/11/1912
Completed: 12/1912
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 848
Dimensions: 4293grt, 2579nrt, 360.0 x 50.2 x 28.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38.5 & 64 x 45ins), 330nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133521
History:
12/1912 Petroleum Carriers Ltd (J Boyd), Newcastle
1914 Petroleum Transport Co, Los Angeles
1918 Pan American Petroleum & Transport co, Los Angeles
1933 Pan-American Foreign Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware
1934 Standard Oil Co of Venezuela, La Guaira
12/01/1939 Sank
Comments: 12/01/1939: Sank after exploding while loading crude oil at
Caripito, Venezuela


Above photo as HERBERT G WYLIE copyright of Tyne and Wear Museums