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Name: JUPITER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 14/04/1897
Completed: 05/1897
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 87
Dimensions: 1583grt, 1038nrt, 275.0 x 32.0 x 18.0ft
Engines: 2 x 2cyl (22 & 42 x 27ins), 153nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1897 Soc Comm & Indust de Naphte Caspienne et de la Mer, Baku
1900 Soc Comm & Ind de Naptha ‘Mazout’, Baku
1918 Royal Navy – Caspian Sea detachment; renamed DUBLIN CASTLE
1919 White Russian Navy; renamed EVROPA
1920 Kaspmortran, Baku; renamed YUPITER
1922 Gosudarstvennoye Kaspiyskoye parokhodstvo, Baku
1923 A/O ‘Kaspar’, Baku
1930 A/O ‘Sovtorgflot’, Baku
1934 Kaspiskoye gosudarstvennoye morskoye parokhodstvo, Baku
1934 Parokhodstvo ‘Kaspartanker’, Baku
1953 Kaspiskoye gosudarstvennoye morskoye parokhodstvo, Baku
1968 Broken up
Comments: 1910: Deleted from Lloyd’s Register as a non sea-going vessel
in service on the Caspian Sea only
1918: Armed with 2 x 1 x 6ins guns
18/05/1920: Captured by Red Russian forces
1961: Withdrawn from service
1968: Broken up