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Name: PINNA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/12/1900
Completed: 01/03/1901
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 705
Dimensions: 6205grt, 3659nrt, 436.9 x 52.0 x 32.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (27.5, 46 & 77 x 48ins), 511nhp
Engines by: North Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 112811
History:
01/03/1901 Shell Transport & Trading Co Ltd, London
1907 Petroleum Steamship Co Ltd, London
1917 Renamed BRITISH EARL
1921 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1929 Tankschiff Reederei Julius Schindler, Hamburg; renamed TANKSCHINDLER
1931 Cia Italiana Marittima, Venice; renamed TROTTIERA
1942 Government of the United States, Panama City; renamed ORISSA
1944 US Navy; renamed MALVERN
1945 US Maritime Commission, Panama City; renamed ORISSA
03/1948 Broken up
Comments: 31/03/1941:Scuttled at Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
Subsequently raised by the US Government
Armed with 1 x 4.0ins, 1 x 3.0ins & 8 x 1 x 20mm AA guns
03/1948: Broken up at Shanghai by Asia Development Corp


Above photo as PINNA courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BRITISH EARL courtesy of John Crossland