MV Empire MacCabe
|Owner:||Ministry of War Transport|
|Operator:||British Tanker Co. Ltd.|
|Builder:||Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend|
|Launched:||18 May 1943|
|North Atlantic 1943-1945|
|Fate:||Scrapped Hong Kong 1962|
|Displacement:||8,908 tons (gross)|
|Length:||463 ft (141 m) (pp) 485 ft 9 in (148.06 m) (oa)|
|Beam:||61 ft 9 in (18.82 m)|
|Depth:||27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)|
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h)|
|Aircraft carried:||Four Fairey Swordfish|
MV Empire MacCabe was built by Swan Hunter, Wallsend under order from the Ministry of War Transport. She entered service as a MAC ship in December 1943, however only her air crew and the necessary maintenance staff were naval personnel. She was operated by the British Tanker Company.
She returned to merchant service as an oil tanker in 1946 and was scrapped in Hong Kong in 1962.
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