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Name: PRUDENTIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/06/1889
Completed: 07/1889
Builder: Palmerís Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 615
Dimensions: 2776grt, 1770nrt, 312.0 x 40.2 x 19.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 269nhp
Engines by: Palmerís Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96611
History:
07/1889 SS Prudentia Ltd (A Suart), London
1897 European Petroleum Co Ltd (A Suart), London
1900 European Petroleum Co (1900) Ltd (WA McMullen), London
1901 Lennardís Carrying Co Ltd (JM Lennard & Sons Ltd), Middlesbrough
12/01/1916 Sank
Comments: 31/10/1914: Requisitioned for Admiralty service as an oiler
12/01/1916: Dragged her anchor in a gale & was holed by the propeller of HERMIONE
HERMIONE was lying alongside in Gutter Sound in Scapa Flow
PRUDENTIA sank without casualties