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Pure Oil (1) - (1902-1902)
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The first "Pure Oil", was build in 1902 and lost after 6 months, the same year.

PURE OIL - 1902  GE 1T (aft)
4,487GRT for Martin Hartmann (Purelight Steamship Co., mgrs.), Hamburg
Tanker build by Armstrong, Mitchell & Co., Newcastle, (6),  #728
Abandoned and foundered in the North Atlantic, 14 Dec 1902, after losing her propellor
during a gale in about 48.24 N-30.24 W, voyage Hamburg- Philadelphia, in ballast.

The Miramar Ship Index for "PURE OIL"
IDNo:
5601913
Year:
1902
Name:
PURE OIL
Launch Date:
07.05.1902
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
06.1902
Flag:
DEU
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
721
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
112.8
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
14.8
Builder:
Armstrong Whitworth
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Low Walker
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-

Owner as Completed:
M.Hartmann (Purelight S.S.Co), Hamburg

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
foundered 48.24 N / 30.24 W 14.12.1902.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
5601913
1902
PURE OIL
4487
M. Hartmann