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Name: ROUMANIAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/07/1908
Completed: 09/1908
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 803
Dimensions: 4963grt, 3013nrt, 384.9 x 51.0 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 425nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125723
History:
09/1908 Petroleum Steamship Co Ltd, London
1917 Renamed BRITISH BARON
1921 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1925 Halfdan Kuhnle, Bergen; renamed NORNE
1928 Soc Anon Industrie Marinare, Genoa; renamed VINCAS
1933 Pacific Oil Co Pty Ltd, London
3Q/1936 Broken up
Comments: 3Q/1936: Broken up in Japan


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox