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Name: WAR BHARATA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/11/1919
Completed: 30/03/1920
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 895
Dimensions: 5600grt, 3410nrt, 440.2 x 52.3 x 30.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144311
History:
05/01/1920 The Shipping Controller (British Tanker Co Ltd, managers), London
1921 The Admiralty (British Tanker Co Ltd, managers), London
1948 Verano Steamship Co Ltd (Fred V Andlaw, manager), London; renamed WOLF ROCK
15/05/1953 Broken up
Comments: 15/05/1953: Broken up at Troon by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd


Above photo as WAR BHARATA is copyright of JW Kennedy

Above photo as WAR BHARATA is copyright of A Duncan

Jarrow Express, Friday, 28/11/1919