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Name: MYTILUS
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/05/1916
Completed: 08/1916
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 975
Dimensions: 5716grt, 3354nrt, 412.3 x 53.4 x 31.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 518nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139148
History:
08/1916 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1928 NV Petroleum Mij “La Corona”, The Hague
1928 A/S Mytilus (JP Jensen), Arendal
09/1940 The Admiralty
1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
11/1950 Broken up
Comments: 1940: Outfitted as a fire ship for use against occupied ports
1946: Storage tanker at Pladjoe
03/11/1950: Arrived at Bombay for breaking


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