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RFA OLIGARCH 1922-1946

Ex British Lantern. GRT 6897. 10,000 Ton Class. Built Workman Clark, Belfast 1918. Bought by Admiralty 1920, remaining under BTC management until 1937. Op Gauntlet 1941. Russian Convoys. Torpedoed in Med 1 July 1943 , towed to Alex and fuel hulked. In 1946, loaded with obsolete ammo, steamed slowly to the Red Sea where she was scuttled.
Now a Diving Site.

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