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Name Official number Flag IMO
J OSWALD BOYD  133540  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  1913/10   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  287 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1806 grt / 1274 nrt / 244.8 ft  44.1 ft  17.8 ft   
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
2- Screws. 2xC2Cyl. (13 & 26 x 18)in. 120 lb/sq.in., 35 NHP, 500 IHP 8 knots. Machinery aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Petroleum Carriers Ltd., 104 West George Street, Glasgow - James Boyd, Athole Gardens, Glasgow, Manager.  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne  13/11/1913 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
09/05/1922 Manager becameJohn Beatty Wylie Boyd, 104 West George Street, Glasgow.
1923 Pan American Petroleum & Transport Co. Inc., Los Angeles
1929 Gotham Marine Corporation - Jos. F. O'Boyle, New York 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1936  Foundered 08/11/1936 
Disposal Detail
08/11/1936 stranded on Simmons Reef in Straits of Mackinac on passage Indiana Harbour for Detroit with gasoline.
02/01/1937 wrecked by explosion and fire as she lay there. 
 

 



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