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Tuscarora (1) - (1898-1912)
See also : Powhattan - (1912-1916)
The first "Tuscarora" was build in 1898 by Sir James Laing, Sunderland.
Measurements : 420 Feet lenght x 53 Feet breadth, 8000 Dwt.
Engines : T 3 cyl. ( amidships ).
1912 : sold and renamed "Powhattan" ( Tank Storage & Carriage Co., Ltd. ).
1916 : ( Standard Transportation Co., Ltd., ( Homg Kong ).
06.04.1917 : Sunk by submarine ( U-66 ) torpedo 25 miles N by W of North Rona, 59.32N 6.03 W.
( voyage Sabine/Kirkwall) whilst serving as an Admiralty oiler.
The Miramar Ship Index for "TUSCARORA"
Torpedoed and sunk by (U-66) 59.32 N / 6.03 W on 06.04.1917 (36 dead ) [ Voyage Sabine-Kirkwall, fuel oil ]