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Name: SAN FERNANDO
Type Tanker
Launched: 27/05/1919
Completed: 10/1919
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 906
Dimensions: 13056grt, 8335nrt, 530.4 x 69.4 x 42.2ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines, DR geared, 958nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143425
History:
05/1922 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1930 Company restyled as Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London
22/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 21/06/1940: Torpedoed by U-Boat U47 when 50 miles SW of Cape Clear
22/06/1940: Taken in tow by tugs but sank. Crew saved.


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley