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Name: SAN FABIAN
Type Tanker
Launched: 18/10/1921
Completed: 05/1922
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 913
Dimensions: 13031grt, 8216nrt, 530.5 x 69.4 x 42.2ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines, DR geared, 978nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146560
History:
05/1922 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1930 Company restyled as Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London
27/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 27/08/1942: Torpedoed and sunk between Haiti & Jamaica
On a voyage from Curacao for Key West and UK with a cargo of fuel oil
26 crew lost out of a total of 59


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley