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

Other name(s): Ardenza; Grammos; Hemsley II; Pannesi

Ship owner: D'Alesio & Castaldi; H. M. Royal Navy; Hemsley, Bell, Ltd.; N. T. Pappados; O. Novella

Ship builder: A. McMillan & Son, Dumbarton, Scotland

Engine builder: J. G. Kincaid & Co., Greenock, Scotland

Year ship built: 1918

Year engine built: 1918

Final disposition: Scrappped at La Spezia, Italy in 1978.


On lakes in the middle in the 1940's.


b) Hemsley II (1948)

c) Grammos (1950)

d) Ardenza (1956) (IT. #445)

e) Pannesi (1967) (IT. #3408)


1) H.M. Royal Navy (The Admiralty)

2) Hemsley, Bell, Ltd., London, England

3) N.T. Pappados, Greece

4) D'Alesio & Castaldi, Leghorn, Italy

5) O. Novella, Genoa, Italy

Registry number: BR. 142314

Hull number: 470

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 16.6 ft.

Width: 39.7 ft.

Length: 210.2 ft.

Stroke length: 30 in.

Gross tonnage: 1176

Net tonnage: 451

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 15 in.

Piston 2: 25.5 in.

Piston 3: 41 in.

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