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Name: SNOWFLAKE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 25/10/1893
Completed: 12/1893
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 608
Dimensions: 2710grt, 1726nrt, 294.0 x 39.6 x 19.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 60 x 42ins), 247nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102125
History:
12/1893 Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1913 SA d’Armement, d’Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp; renamed KREMLIN
1914 The Admiralty, London (by requisition) – Royal Fleet Auxiliary
1918 SA d’Armement, d’Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp
1922 Hvalfanger A/S Vestfold (J Rasmussen & Co), Sandefjord; renamed VELLØY
1926 Bryde & Dahl’s Hvalgangerselskab (A/S Thor Dahl), Sandefjord
1926 Renamed THORØY
1947 Cia Panamena de Nav Santa Anna SA (L Reboul & G.Couteaux), Panama
1947 Renamed ANNE DE FRANCE
12/01/1953 Broken up
Comments: 12/01/1953: Arrived for breaking up at Rosyth
13/01/1953: Breaking up commenced by Metal Industries (Salvage) Ltd


Above photo as THORØY courtesy of Ragnar Iversen

Above photo as ANNE DE FRANCE courtesy of Harald Fevang