Name

EMPIRE BOY

Type

Tanker

Launched

25/08/1941

Completed

12/1941

Yard no.

361

Tonnages

873 grt, 459 nrt, 1137 dwt

Length / beam/ draft

188.7 x 31.3 x 14.0 ft

O.N.

168776

Engine Builder

Amos & Smith Ltd., Hull

Engines

T3cyl (15, 29, 42 x 27in), 154mn

 

 

First owner

Ministry of Shipping - F. T. Everard & Sons Ltd., London

History

1941 Ministry of War Transport - same managers

 

1942 Royal Netherland Government - Netherlands Shipping & Trading Committee, London; renamed DOORMAN under Dutch flag

 

1945 managers N.V. Hollandsche Stoomboot Maats., Amsterdam

 

1946 managers Phs. van Ommeren's Scheepvaartbedrijf, Rotterdam

 

1947 N.V. Maats. 'Flandria' - same managers; renamed FLANDRIA

 

1948 Vereenigde Tankkutsvaart, Rotterdam

 

1951 Ulrick Thomas, Hamburg; renamed ALICE

 

1952 Bauermann & Metzendorf GmbH, Hamburg; renamed HAMMONIA

 

1952 lengthened to 215.2 ft

 

1954 Regia Reederei u. Handels GmbH - Olea Tankschiffs, Hamburg; renamed PETRA

 

1954 Re-engined 4SA 6cyl oil by Maschinenfabrik Augsburg Nurnberg A.G., Augsburg

 

1962 Umberto Foresi, Livorno; renamed ANNY

 

1963 Vittorio Rossetti, Leghorn

 

1971 Renamed TOSCO

 

 

Fate

16/06/1975 sold for breaking at La Spezia.

 

 

 

As DOORMAN above

and as PETRA below

and as PETRA at Leixoes on 14/7/1954, photo from Swiss Ships / FotoMar collection

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