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Name: LUBRAFOL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/07/1924
Completed: 11/1924
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 981
Dimensions: 7099grt, 5028nrt, 440.8 x 57.4 x 34.0ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, 4cyl (23.6 x 41.7ins), 774nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1924 Soc Anon d'Armement, d'Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp
1934 Belgian Gulf Oil Co SA, Antwerp
1942 Gulf Oil Corporation, Panama
09/05/1942 Sank
Comments: Laid down as SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS for Tankers Ltd.
09/05/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U564 in
26.26N - 80.00W on a voyage from Aruba to New
York with a cargo of fuel oil.


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox