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Name: SAN MELITO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/03/1914
Completed: 04/1914
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 829
Dimensions: 10160grt, 7880nrt, 530.0 x 66.5 x 33.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (28.5, 41, 58 & 84 x 54ins), 793nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136669
History:
04/1914 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1930 Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London
1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1953 Shell Company of Gibraltar Ltd, London
30/05/1954 Broken up
Comments: 1946: In service as a depot ship at Shanghai and later at Singapore
30/05/1954: Arrived at Faslane for breaking up by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship