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Name: MANTILLA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/06/1916
Completed: 12/1916
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 886
Dimensions: 5660grt, 3495nrt, 407.0 x 52.2 x 31.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 505nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139192
History:
12/1916 HE Moss & Co, London (as nominee)
1920 A/S Tankfart (Wilh Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg
1934 Wilh Wilhelmsen, Tønsberg
1939 John T Essberger, Hamburg; renamed NORDMEER
01/1940 Government of Germany
1947 Soc Française des Transports Pétroliers SA
1948 Soc Anon Les Pétroles d’Outre-Mer, Le Havre; renamed ARTVINE
08/1954 Broken up
Comments: 16/06/1916: Launched for Wilh Wilhelmsen
01/1940: Requisitioned by the Kriegsmarine & in service at Vigo & the Atlantic coast
25/08/1944: Scuttled as a blockship at Bressens in the Gironde
25/03/1945: Refloated and repaired
1947: Purchased by Soc Française des Trans Pétroliers SA whilst under repair
09/08/1954: Arrived at Dunston-on-Tyne for breaking by Clayton & Davie Ltd