british Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co. MV San Alberto [+1939]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1935
is nickname no
status
live live
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weight (tons) 7397  grt
dimensions 141.6 x 18.4 x 9.8 m
material steel
engine 1 x 8cyl diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 503  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 871
IMO/Off. no. 163569
call sign
GYCY  
GYCY
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 09/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 670
about people
builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
owner
Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co., London
captain Waite, George
no. of crew 37
about the wreck
depth (m.) 144 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
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war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 09/05/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 17/09/2013
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007San Alberto was a British Motor Tanker built in 1935 and owned by EAGLE OIL & SHIPPING CO LTD. She was on route from the CLYDE for TRINIDAD in ballast when she was torpedoed by U-48. 1 crew was lost.
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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
 Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
Clark Kincaid Co. Greenock, was originaljy John G. Kincaids Co. Ltd. (Marine Engineers)
 
 
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