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Name: SHWEDAGON
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/04/1912
Completed: 05/1912
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 843
Dimensions: 3391grt, 1999nrt, 300.4 x 44.1 x 31.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 199nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129306
History:
05/1912 Indo-Burmah Petroleum Co Ltd, Rangoon
1948 Managers British Tanker Co Ltd, Calcutta
12/1952 Broken up
Comments: 22/12/1952: Arrived at Sunderland for breaking by T Young & Sons


Arrived at Sunderland for breaking up. Photo courtesy of Clive Ketley