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Name: KASBEK
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/11/1888
Completed: 11/1888
Builder: Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 524
Dimensions: 2748grt, 2000nrt, 310.0 x 40.4 x 28.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 60 x 39ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95496
History:
11/1888 Kasbek Steamship Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew), London
1899 Suwanee Steamship Co Ltd (FE Bliss), London; renamed SUWANEE
1899 Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd (J McDonald, manager), London
25/03/1925 Broken up
Comments: 20/04/1917: Escaped from a U-Boat's gunfire attack
25/03/1925: Broken up in Rotterdam


Above photo as SUWANEE courtesy of Kevin Blair