War Pindari 1919 RFA - Oiler

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War Pindari 1919 RFA - Oiler

Post by Woody » Wed Dec 29, 2010 11:06 am

RFA War Pindari
Oiler, War Class 2nd Series - Y7.341
Launched by Lithgows Port Glasgow, Yard No 721, on 29/12/1919. Scrapped 04/02/1954 at Blyth
5548 grt
410ft x 52ft 6in x 28ft
Engines by D Rowan & Co Ltd
Single screw, 3 cyl TE, 3 x Single Ended Boilers, oil, 3000bhp, giving 11.5 knots
7 cargo tanks carrying over 7000 tons oil, plus Naval Stores if needed.
1 x 4in or 1 x 12pdr gun, plus Paravane equipment (design fit)
Crew 44

Completed March 1920
Managed by C T Bowring & Co Ltd in her early days.
1921 to the Admiralty
1947 sold to Wentbridge Shipping Co (John Harker Ltd) London and renamed DEEPDALE H
1952 Sold to Soc.di Nav.Ligure Toscana Genoa and renamed CARIGNANO.
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C War Pindari port bow.jpg

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