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26,943 gross 1930 at Belfast, Ireland by Harland & Wolff White Star Line 683.6ft x 82.4ft x 48.6ft 

The M/V Britannic (3) was built in 1930 by Harland & Wolff Ltd. in Belfast. She had a tonnage of 26,943 tons gross, 21,122 under deck and 15,445 net. Bridge deck 325 feet long and forecastle 110 feet. She was a twin screws motor vessel with 4 decks, steel weather deck sheathed in wood, 5th steel deck in holds, except aftermost hold, 6th steel deck in No. 1, 2 and 3 holds, 12 cemented bulkheads and cruiser stern. She was fitted with electric light, submarine signaling device, wireless, direction finder and refrigerating machinery. There was a cellular double bottom 582 feet long, 3,230 tons, deep tank forward 56 feet, 1,756 tons, forward peak tank 181 tons and aft peak tank 231 tons. Propulsion: 4-stroke cycle, double acting oil engines with 20 cylinders of 33 1/16 inches diameter each; stroke 63 inches; 4,214 nominal horsepower; engine by Harland & Wolff Ltd. Call sign: LGCG. Official registration #: 162316. [1927-28 Lloyd's Registry of shipping, subm. Gilbert Provost]

Britannic (3), White Star Line ship
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