TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: PECTEN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/03/1926
Completed: 05/1927
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 955
Dimensions: 7468grt, 4330nrt, 440.4 x 59.3 x 32.7ft
Engines: 6cyl, oil engine, 4SCDA, 1204nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149829
History:
05/1927 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
25/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 25/08/1940: Torpedoed and sunk 40 miles west of the Island of Mull
On a voyage from Trinidad to the Clyde with a cargo of fuel oil


Above photos copyright of J Clarkson