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Name: TUSCANY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/06/1902
Completed: 1902
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 722
Dimensions: 4006grt, 2593nrt, 350.0 x 47.0 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 68 x 48ins), 346nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115862
History:
1902 Tuscany Steam Ship Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew), London
1904 Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd, London; renamed DAKOTAH
1912 Tank Storage & Carriage Co Ltd, London
1914 Renamed KANAKUK
29/09/1915 Sank
Comments: 29/09/1915: Caught fire and sank at position 02.43S 114.46E
On a voyage from Balikpapan to the UK with a cargo of benzine