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Name: SHIRVAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/11/1925
Completed: 12/1925
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1007
Dimensions: 6017grt, 3671nrt, 411.8 x 53.4 x 31.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 552nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148714
History:
12/1925 Baltic Trading Co Ltd, London
10/11/1944 Sank
Comments: 10/11/1944: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U100 in
64.08N - 22.50W on a voyage from Bowling to Hvalfjord with gas oil


Above images copyright of the National Maritime Museum