Requisitioned Auxiliary – British Knight

 

Danubian 1909

 

For details of Requisitioned Auxiliary British Knight please see

Requisitioned Auxiliary Danubian

 

 

 

Ranvik 1909

ss Ranvik

 

1938 purchased by Leonardo Arrivabene Soc Anon, Venice and renamed C. ARRIVABENE

4 January 1940 was wrecked 2 miles south of Fedola, Morroco while on passage from Augusta to Piedras in ballast. Broken up

Notes:

The 7 ships purchased and renamed by British Tanker Co Ltd from Petroleum Steamship Co Ltd were as follows and all were requisitioned for Admiralty service as Oilers :

CARPATHIAN                 BRITISH PEER

DANUBIAN                    BRITISH KNIGHT

PINNA                          BRITISH EARL                 

ROCK LIGHT                  BRITISH VISCOUNT

ROUMANIAN                  BRITISH BARON

SERVIAN                      BRITISH MARQUIS

TEREK                         BRITISH DUKE

She was the 1st of 2 ships to bear this name in the BTC Fleet