british Bowring C. T. - Oil Tank S.S - Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd. - English & American Shipping Co. Ltd. SS El Grillo [+1944]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam
date built 1922
status
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details
weight (tons) 7264  grt
dimensions 134.3 x 17.5 x -- m
engine 1 x triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed 10  knots
yard no. 974
IMO/Off. no. 146230
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 10/02/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
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Bowring C. T. - Oil Tank S.S - Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd. - English & American Shipping Co. Ltd., Liverpool
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depth (m.) 45 max. / 22 min. (m)
orientation 45°
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war grave
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entered 06/02/2009
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 Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
The company was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century. Armstrong Whitworth engaged in the construction of armaments, ships, locomotives, automobiles, and aircraft.
 
 
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