British Sergeant

Sri Lanka,Asia

The steam tanker British Sergeant was built by Palmers Shipbuilding in Newcastle, and was launched in 1922 for the British Tanker Company in London. She was sunk together with four other ships under a Japanese air raid against Ceylon 9.April 1942. The battered wreck rest today on a depth of approximately 10 to 25 meter at Pasikudah. Also see the wreck of the British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes.


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British Sergeant

122,1 x 16,5 x 10,0 m
     
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5868 grt
Newcastle ( UK ) 1922
London ( UK )

Last updated: July 2018