panamanian Standard Oil (Panama Transport Co., Lago Petroleum, Esso) MV C. O. Stillman (+1942)
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general
nationality panamanian
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1928
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 13006  grt
dimensions 178.25 x 22.86 x 13.41 m
engine 2x 6cyl diesel engines
power 1595  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 05/06/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Bremer Vulkan (Vegesack), Bremen
owner
Standard Oil (Panama Transport Co., Lago Petroleum, Esso), New Jersey
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 10/11/2007
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 06/04/2009
 
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Allen Tony10/11/2007The Panamanian flag tanker, C.O. Stillman MV was torpedoed by the German U-68 (Karl-Friedrich Mertens) at 2115 ship time on June 5, 1942 while en route alone, from Aruba to New York with a cargo of 125,812 barrels of Fuel Oil and 39 tons of dry cargo, about 60 miles SW of Puerto Rico. On board was a merchant crew of 47, 8 U.S. Naval Armed Guard, and 3 Workaways from other tankers. Three (3) crew members were lost.
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 Bremer Vulkan (Vegesack), Bremen
Founded in 1805 in Bremen.

Built U-boats in WWI under license in the Germaniawerft in Kiel.

Built 74 VII type u-boats in WWII.

Went bankrupt in 1996.
 
 
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