british Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd. MV Leon Martin (part Of) [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1936
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status
live live
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weight (tons) 1951  grt
dimensions 77.2 x 14 x 5.2 m
engine diesel engine
power 369  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 246
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 11/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.16rank: 641
about people
builder
Ateliers & Chantiers De St. Nazaire - Chantiers de l' Atlantique, Penhoët (St. Nazaire)
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Ateliers & Chantiers De St. Nazaire - Chantiers de l' Atlantique, Penhoët (St. Nazaire)
last owner
[1]Anglo-American Oil Co. Ltd., London
MV Leon Martin (part Of) [+1940]
period 1940 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Auxilliaire De Transports, Rouen
MV Leon Martin
period 1936 ~ 1940
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 12 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered 27/08/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 08/02/2011
 
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Lettens Jan08/02/2011S/S LEON MARTIN

Requisioned by the Ministry of Shipping (Anglo-American Oil Co.) and built in 1936 by Chantiers & Ateliers de St. Nazaire; 1,951 tons; 253.3x46x17.1 ft; 369 n.h.p.; oil engines.

On November 11th 1940, the tanker Leon Martin struck a mine and sank off Falmouth on. She was on a voyage from Swansea to Hamble. Sixteen of her crew were lost.
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