War Bharata

Vessel name on Arrival: Wolf Rock

Original Builder: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Company of Jarrow

Original Yard No: 895

Official Number: 144311

Vessel Type: tanker

GRT: 5600

Year Built: 1920

Arrival Date: 14/05/1953

Breakup Started: 24/06/1953

Date First Beached: 07/10/1954

Date Breakup Completed: 09/04/1954

Draught For’d: 11' 09"

Draught Aft: 18' 06"

Name Changes:

1920 – Built for the Shipping Controller, with Management by the British Tanker Company of London

1921 – Ownership transferred to The Admiralty

1948 – Acquired by Verano Steam Shipping Company of London and vessel renamed WOLF ROCK

Other Information:

 

Launched :   24-11-1919                                     Completed :   30-03-1920

Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine providing a service speed of 11 knots