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Name Official number Flag IMO
BRITISH DIPLOMAT  148786  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1926  02/04/1926  07/1926 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  507 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6484 grt / 4555 nrt / 9151 dwt 420.2 ft  54.4 ft  32.7 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Diesel 2xM8cyl(600 x 1060mm) 7760bhp, 2 screws 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British Tanker Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1940 EMPIRE DIPLOMAT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
07/05/1940 Ministry of Shipping, later Min. of War Transport - British Tanker Co. Ltd. 
Vessel history
1939 in service as a depot ship at Oran, returned to UK in 03/1940 for extensive repairs
06/05/1944 grounding damage, laid up at Newcastle 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1946  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
01/1946 broken up by Clayton & Davie at Dunston-on-Tyne. 
 

 



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