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Name: WAR MEHTAR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 09/10/1919
Completed: 03/1920
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 954
Dimensions: 5502grt, 3407nrt, 400.2 x 52.4 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Hebburn
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144350
History:
03/1920 The Shipping Controller (Hunting & Son), London
1921 The Admiralty
20/11/1941 Sank
Comments: 20/11/1941: Sank after being torpedoed by German MTB S104 off
Great Yarmouth, in position 52.35N 02/09E
On a voyage from Grangemouth to Harwich with fuel oil.


Above photo copyright the Gulliford Collection