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Name: MIRLO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/11/1921
Completed: 01/1922
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 976
Dimensions: 7455grt, 4415nrt, 441.0 x 59.8 x 34.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 77 x 51ins), 574nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1922 A/S Tankfart (Wilh Wilhelmsen), T°nsberg
1934 Wilh Wilhelmsen, T°nsberg
11/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 11/08/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U130 at 06.04N - 26.50W
On a voyage from Curašao to Freetown with a cargo of fuel oil & diesel


Above photo copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum