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Name: LUZ BLANCA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/07/1913
Completed: 08/1913
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 181
Dimensions: 4868grt, 3087nrt, 375.2 x 52.6 x 27.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 451nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135259
History:
08/1913 London & Pacific Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1917 International Petroleum Co Ltd, Toronto
05/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 05/08/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U156 when 35 miles
SW of Outer Gas Buoy, Halifax NS on a voyage from Halifax to Tampico in ballast


Extract from the Shipbuilder & Marine Engine Builder courtesy of Terry Summerson