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Name: WAR KRISHNA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/10/1919
Completed: 26/11/1919
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1096
Dimensions: 5730grt, 3521nrt, 400.0 x 52.3 x 30.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143823
28/09/1918 British Government, Shipping Controller
1921 Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxiliary
1946 Bulk Storage Co
1948 Basinghall Shipping
02/1949 Broken up
Comments: 02/1949: Broken up at Karachi


Above photos courtesy of Richard Cox