british Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co. SS San Flaviano [+1958]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam turbine
date built 1956
is nickname no
weight (tons) 12278  grt
dimensions 169.4 x 21.2 x 9.1 m
material steel
engine Steam turbines
power 8250  h.p.
speed 14  knots
yard no. 1242
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 28/04/1958  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 668
about people
Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead
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Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead
Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co., London
no. of crew 53
about the wreck
depth (m.) 14 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered 28/08/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 10/10/2013
[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Vleggeert Nico10/10/2013The British tanker San Flaviano was bombed by insurgent B-26 bomber and sank in Balikpapan harbour.
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About Owners
Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co., London

Eagle Oil and Shipping Co. was merged into Shell International Petroleum Company in 1959. In 1960 the Eagle funnel colours were replaced by those of Shell Tankers Ltd.
About Builders
 Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead
Charles Cammell and Co, iron and steel founders, was established in 1824. Cammell, Laird and Co. was formed in 1903 when the Laird Brothers amalgamated their company with Charles Cammell and Co. - - The Cammell Laird site at Birkenhead on Merseyside was established in 1824, and has been successfully building, repairing ships right through to present times. The shipyard is in a world famous maritime region and is recognised internationally as having been at the forefront of the British Shipbuilding Industry. - - - - - - - Cammell Laird used to have their own flag. The flag was used on ships that were in their trials. Only when approved by the buyer, she changed flags

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