british SS Yarraville [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam
date built 1928
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8627  grt
dimensions 145.5 x 19.1 x 11.1 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 666  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 807
IMO/Off. no. 160395
call sign
VPGF  
VPGF
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 21/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.5rank: 661
about people
builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Rowan David & Co., Glasgow
last owner
[1]Standard Transportation Co. - Tank Storage & Co.
SS Yarraville [+1940]
period 1933 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 160395
call sign: 
VPGF
prev. owners
[2]Vacuum Oil Co. Ltd, London
SS Yarraville
period 1928 ~ 1933
IMO/Off. no.: 160395
call sign: 
LBMG
captain Beveridge, William Alexander
no. of crew 50
about the wreck
depth (m.) 4295 max. / -- min. (m)
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war grave
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entered by Claes Johnny
entered 21/06/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 03/12/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan14/06/2009
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Claes Johnny21/06/2008At 16.36 hours on 21 Jun, 1940, the Yarraville (Master William Alexander Beveridge) in convoy 65-X was hit by one torpedo from U-43, caught fire and sank southwest of Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Five crew members were lost. The master and 44 crew members (seven of them wounded) were picked up by the French trawler Marie Gilberte and landed at Gibraltar.
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Standard Transportation Co. - Tank Storage & Co.

Standard Transportation Co. was the British subsidiary from the American Standard Oil Co. (Esso).
 
 
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