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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"
IDNo:
1106430
Year:
1898
Name:
TUSCARORA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.04.1898
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
08.1898

Tons:
6117
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
555
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
128.1
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
16.2
Builder:
Laing
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Deptford Yard
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-

Subsequent History:
1912 POWHATAN

Disposal Data:
Torpedoed and sunk by  (U-66) 59.32 N / 6.03 W on 06.04.1917 (36 dead ) [ Voyage Sabine-Kirkwall, fuel oil ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
106430
1106430
1898
TUSCARORA
6117
Tuscarora SS Co Ltd.
106430
1106430
1898
TUSCARORA
6117
1901
Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd.
106430
1106430
1898
POWHATAN
6117
1912
Tank Storage & Carriage Co Ltd.
106430
1106430
1898
POWHATAN
6117
1916
Standard Tptn Co Ltd.