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Name: PLUMLEAF
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/08/1916
Completed: 02/1917
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1015
Dimensions: 5916grt, 2889nrt, 405.5 x 54.5 x 32.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (26, 42.5 & 70 x 45ins), 1104nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140263
History:
02/1917 The Shipping Controller (Lane & Macandrew Ltd), London
1923 The Admiralty (Davies & Newman), London
1925 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service
10/1947 Broken up
Comments: Launched as TRINOL for The Admiralty, London
30/03/1942 and 04/04/1942: Bombed and sank at Malta
1942: Used as a storage hulk
28/08/1947: Refloated
11/10/1047: Arrived at Catania under tow for breaking


Above photos courtesy of Photoship