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Name: SHIRAK
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/12/1925
Completed: 03/1926
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1010
Dimensions: 6023grt, 3675nrt, 412.0 x 53.4 x 31.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 533nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148742
History:
03/1926 Baltic Trading Co Ltd, London
19/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 19/10/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boats U47 and U48 in
57.00N - 16.53W on a voyage from Aruba to London with refined products


Above photo copyright of the Library of Contemporary History