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Name: OSAGE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/05/1913
Completed: 06/1913
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 826
Dimensions: 4973grt, 2950nrt, 380.0 x 52.8 x 29.0ft
Engines: Q4cyl (20.25, 29.25, 42.25 & 61 x 45ins), 332nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1925: 148552)
History:
06/1913 Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges, Hamburg
1914 Standard Oil Co (New Jersey), New York; renamed BATON ROUGE
1925 European Shipping Co Ltd (B Rappport), London; renamed OLTERRA
1927 British Oil Shipping Co ltd (AA Rapp), London
1930 Andrea Zanchi, Genoa
1947 Renamed EMMA (not officially registered)
1948 Andrea Zanchi, Genoa; renamed OLTERRA
1951 Ditta Andrea Zanchi, Genoa
09/01/1961 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: At Tampico, transferred to USA ownership
10/06/1940: At Algeciras, sabotaged and sunk by British commandos
Later used as a base for Italian midget submarines to attack British shipping at Gibraltar
09/01/1961: Arrived at Savona for breaking by Ilva SpA


Above photos as OLTERRA copyright of Giorgio Spazzapan