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De "American" was in 1892 de eerste nieuwbouw voor de APC.
 Kranten artikel in de Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 20/10/1892.
 
Schilderij van de "American", door een onbekende schilder.
( ExxonMobil museum Botlek-Rotterdam )
 
SS "American".
Deze foto werd beschikbaar gesteld door Christoph Segebarth, kleinzoon van Kapitein Herman Segebarth.
 
SS "American", op sleep genomen door de "Seine" van Smit Internationale Sleepdienst.
Deze foto werd beschikbaar gesteld door Christoph Segebarth, kleinzoon van Kapitein Herman Segebarth.
 
"Ramona", ex. "Canopus", ex. "Belpétrole", ex. "American".
( Photo Copyright Magyar Muszaki és Közlekedési Múzeum )

Name:
AMERICAN
Type:
Tanker
Launched:
02/04/1892
Completed:
12/1892
Builder:
Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard:
Jarrow
Yard Number:
671
Dimensions:
3897grt, 2266nrt, 345.4 x 44.1 x 27.6ft
Engines:
T3cyl (27, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 409nhp
Engines by:
Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion:
1 x Screw
Construction:
Steel
Reg Number:
History:
12/1892
American Petroleum Company, Rotterdam
1924
Cie Maritime Belpétrole Soc Anon, Antwerp; renamed BELPÉTROLE
1927
Cia Italiana Navigazione Petroli, Genoa; renamed CANOPUS
1928
Soc Anon di Navigazione Danubio, Genoa
1930
Soc Anon Imprese Navi ed Affini, Venice; renamed RAMONA
1930
Soc Anon Sinope di Navigazione, Genoa
1933
G Burger, Budapest
11/1933
Broken up
Comments:
11/1933: Broken up at La Spezia

Info Starke & Schell registers :
AMERICAN - 1892  NE  1T (aft)   (10½)
3,897 GRT for American Petroleum Co., Rotterdam   345.4 x 44.1
Tanker built by Palmers' SB. & Iron Co., Ltd., Newcastle     (12)     #671
1924 - BELPÉTROLE, Cie. Maritime Belpetrole Soc. Anon., Antwerp, [S.A. Belgo-Caucasienne], BE
1927 - CANOPUS, Cia. Italiana Nav. Petroli, Genoa, IT
1928 - Soc. Anon. di Nav. Danubio, Genoa
1930 - RAMONA, Soc. Anon. Imprese Navali ed Affini, Venice
1930 - Soc. Anon. Sinope di Nav., Genoa
1933 - G. Burger, Budapest,  HU
Broken up at La Spezia, November 1933.

The Miramar Ship Index for "AMERICAN"
IDNo:
5600365
Year:
1892
Name:
AMERICAN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
02.04.1892
Flag:
NLD
Date of completion:
12.1892

Tons:
3897
Link:
-
DWT:
4500
Yard No:
671
Length overall:
105.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
105.26
Country of build:
UK
Beam:
13.4
Builder:
Palmers'
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Jarrow
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-10.5

Subsequent History:
1924 BELPETROLE - 1927 CANOPUS - 1930 RAMONA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at La Spezia 11.1933.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
5600365
1892
AMERICAN
3897
American Petroleum Co.
5600365
1892
BELPETROLE
3897
1924
Cie Maritime Belpetrole SA
1464
5600365
1892
CANOPUS
3897
1927
Cia Italiana Nav Petroli
1464
5600365
1892
CANOPUS
3897
1928
SA di Nav Danubio
227
5600365
1892
RAMONA
3897
1930a
SA Imprese Navi ed Affini
1661
5600365
1892
RAMONA
3897
1930b
SA Sinope di Nav
5600365
1892
RAMONA
3897
1933
G. Burger