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Name: LUCIGEN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 25/11/1908
Completed: 03/1909
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 814
Dimensions: 4954grt, 3173nrt, 388.0 x 50.5 x 29.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 437nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127965
History:
1909 Lucigen SS Co Ltd (HE Moss & Co), Liverpool
1941 Ministry of War Transport (HE Moss & Co), Liverpool
07/1946 Sank
Comments: 1941: Used as a depot ship at Lagos
07/1946: Expended as a target off Lagos


Above photo as LUCIGEN copyright of Historical RFA

Above photo as LUCIGEN copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums