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Name: YENANGYAUNG
Type: Tanker
Launched: 09/06/1937
Completed: 08/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1531
Dimensions: 5447grt, 3031nrt, 387.6 x 54.2 x 31.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (600 x 2320mm), 687nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161608
History:
08/1937 Burmah Oil Co Ltd, Rangoon
1939 Burmah Oil Co (Tankers) Ltd, Rangoon
29/05/1960 Broken up
Comments: 1954: Lengthened to 417.7ft, 5938grt
29/05/1960: Broken up at Hong Kong


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