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Name: HERMIONE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/07/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 776
Dimensions: 4519grt, 2807nrt, 370.0 x 48.5 x 28.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 410nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123992
History:
1906 Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co), Liverpool
1908 Toyo Kisen Kaisha, Tokyo; renamed SOYO MARU
1918 The Shipping Controller (Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd), London
1918 Renamed NUCULA
1923 The Admiralty, London
1924 Government of New Zealand
04/1947 AC Ratcliffe Ltd, Auckland
24/10/1947 Sank
Comments: 06/1937: Fuelling hulk at Auckland
04/1947: Sold to AC Ratcliffe Ltd for stripping and disposal
24/10/1947: Scuttled 11 miles ENE of Cuvier Island, 36.20S - 176.02E


Above photo as NUCULA

Above photo shows NUCULA alongside HMS RENOWN at Auckland

Above photo shows NUCULA in dry dock