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Name: ROMANY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/03/1902
Completed: 1902
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 720
Dimensions: 3952grt, 2501nrt, 350.0 x 47.0 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 346nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115808
History:
1902 Romany SS Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew), London
1902 Deutsche Russische Naptha Import Ges, Hamburg; renamed ROSSIJA
1907 Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd, London; renamed ROMANY
1908 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
27/04/1918 Sank
Comments: 27/04/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB48 when 47 miles
SW by W of Cape Spartivento at 38.22N 08/04E
On a voyage from Marseille to Port Said in ballast


Above photo as ROMANY courtesy of Photoship