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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Britamlube

Other name(s): Bay Transport; Capraia

Ship owner: Britamlube Ltd.; British American Oil Co.; D'Alesio & Castaldi; Gaetano d'Alesio; Gayport Shipping, Ltd.; Hall Corp. of Canada

Ship builder: Furness Shipbuilding Co., Haverton Hill on Tees, Durham, England

Engine builder: North Eastern Marine Engine Co.

Year ship built: 1932

Year engine built: 1932

Final disposition: Sold to Ditta Lotti, lying at Spezia, Italy in Feb. 1984, awaiting scrapping.


Tonnage change, 1964 (1985 gross - 1083 net).


b) Bay Transport (1959)

c) Capraia (1964)


1) Britamlube, Ltd., Halifax, Nova Scotia

2) Gayport Shipping, Ltd (1946)

3) Hall Corp. of Canada, Montreal, Quebec (1959)

4) D'Alesio & Castaldi, Leghorn, Italy (1964)

5) Gaetano d'Alesio, Leghorn, Italy (1968)

Registry number: C. 157353

Hull number: 212

Vessel type: Tanker

Contributor(s): Furness Shipbuilding Co.; North Eastern Marine Engine Co.

Height: 18 ft.

Width: 43 ft.

Length: 250 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 1932

Net tonnage: 1085

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17 in.

Piston 2: 28 in.

Piston 3: 46 in.

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