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Name: SAN GREGORIO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/06/1913
Completed: 07/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 923
Dimensions: 9594grt, 6069nrt, 527.2 x 66.6 x 33.9ft; (1926: 13246grt, 9614nrt)
Engines: Q4cyl (28.5, 41, 58 & 84 x 54ins), 794nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135247
History:
07/1913 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1926 Hvalfanger A/S Rosshavet (J Rasmussen & M Konow, managers), Sandefjord
1926 Renamed C A LARSEN
1936 Hvalfangstselskapet Blaahval A/S, Sandefjord
1945 Hvalfangersisk Antarctic A/S (Anton von der Lippe, manager), Tonsberg
1945 Renamed ANTARCTIC
07/08/1954 Broken up
Comments: 1926: Converted to a whale factory ship
1940: Requisitioned by the German Kriegsmarine & used as storage tanker
1945: Returned to the Norwegian Government
1952: Converted back to a tanker
07/08/1954: Broken up by Eisen u Metall KG Lehr & Co at Hamburg


Above photo as C A LARSEN copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Collection

Above photo as C A LARSEN copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as ANTARCTIC courtesy of Kevin Blair