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Name: SAN GERARDO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/10/1921
Completed: 02/1922
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 870
Dimensions: 12915grt, 8156nrt, 530.2 x 68.5 x 42.1ft
Engines: 3 x Steam Turbines, 913nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146518
History:
02/1922 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1931 Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London
31/03/1942 Sank
Comments: 31/03/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U71 in 36N - 67W
On a voyage from Curacao to Halifax NS with a cargo of fuel oil