british Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co. MV San Casimiro (+1941)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1936
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8046  grt
dimensions 147.22 x 17.98 x 10.3 m
material steel
engine 1 x 8 cyl. diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 502  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 43
IMO/Off. no. 165364
call sign
GZBJ  
GZBJ
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 20/03/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co., Scotstoun
engine by
Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
owner
Eagle Oil & Shipping Co. Ltd., Eagle Tanker Co., London
captain
no. of crew 41
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 20/03/2008
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last update 02/11/2013
 
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Allen Tony20/03/2008San Casimiro MV was a British Motor Tanker of 8.046 tons built in 1936 by Blythswood Shipbuilding Company, Scotstoun for the Eagle Oil Company.

On the 20th March 1941 she was captured by German Battle Cruiser GNEISENAU on the 15th March 1941 off Cape Race, and scuttled on the 20th March 1941 off the Azores. She was finally sunk by gunfire from HMS RENOWN.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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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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