Ship Details

Workman; British
Tanker
146550 / ?
1922
1942
Workman, Clark & Co Ltd, Belfast
10898
NULL
  • Owned by BPS
Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 146550. I.M.O.

6,994g. 4,066n. 10,898d.

440.4 x 57.0 x 33.9 feet.

Two steam turbines by the shipbuilder, double reduction geared to a single screw. 3,220shp.

17.1.1922: Launched by Workman, Clark & Company Ltd., Belfast (Yard No. 465) for the British Tanker Company Ltd.

4.1922: Completed.

9.4.1941: Damaged by aircraft bombing at a position 58.31N., 12.40W.

3.5.1942: Having suffered machinery problems and straggled whilst on a voyage in convoy ON 89, from Greenock to Galveston, was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine U 455, at a position 44.7N., 51.53W., 300 miles south of Cape Race.
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