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Name Official number Flag IMO
DENBYDALE  168051  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  19/10/1940  30/01/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   62 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8154 grt / 4743 nrt / 17000 dwt 468.2 ft  61.2 ft  33.1 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Burmeister & Wain type 6-cyl diesel 490 nhp. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxiliary  London   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
Vessel history

Dale class tanker.

Launched as EMPIRE SILVER.

19/09/1941 damaged by limpet mine planted by Italian chariot submarine operated from submarine SCIRE, relegated to a storage hulk 
See: http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=23892 
End year Fate / Status
1955  Broken Up 27/07/1955 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Blyth for breaking by Hughes Bolckow Ltd. 


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