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SS Empire Boy Jesse Russell

SS Empire Boy

Jesse Russell

Published July 3rd 2012
ISBN : 9785511638911
Paperback
162 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Empire Boy was a 859 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1941 for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). Completed in December 1941, was transferred to the Dutch Government in 1942 and renamed Doorman. InMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Empire Boy was a 859 GRT coastal tanker which was built in 1941 for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). Completed in December 1941, was transferred to the Dutch Government in 1942 and renamed Doorman. In 1947, she was sold into Dutch merchant service and renamed Flandria. In 1952, she was sold to a West German company and renamed Alice. She was lengthened in 1954 and renamed Hammonia and was later renamed Petra. In 1962, she was sold to an Italian company and renamed Anny. A new engine was fitted in 1965 and she was renamed Tosco in 1971, serving until scrapped in 1975.