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Name: WAR SUDRA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/03/1920
Completed: 05/1920
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 893
Dimensions: 5599grt, 3394nrt, 400.2 x 52.4 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 x 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144527
History:
05/1920 The Shipping Controller, British Government
1920 Managed by British Tanker Co, London
1921 Admiralty, management unchanged
1937 Transferred to Admiralty management, Royal Fleet Auxilliary
1948 Union Maritime & Shipping Co Ltd (Oak Shipping Co, managers), London
1951 Cia Maritima Iguana, Panama (A Romano); renamed GERMAINE
12/1954 Broken up
Comments: 12/1954: Broken up by Arie Rijsdijk Boss en Zonen at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Holland


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox