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RFA OLYNTHUS (1)

As British Star. Built Swan Hunter 1918. Managed by BTC for Admiralty 1922 - 1936. Present at the Battle of the River Plate and allegedly received a signal -" If the Graf Spee comes your way, let her through!" Escort oiler 1941 , Eastern Fleet 1942 - 1945. Sold to Italy. Scrapped 1960.

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