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Name: SAN ONOFRE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/06/1914
Completed: 09/1914
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 853
Dimensions: 9718grt, 5967nrt, 530.0 x 66.6 x 33.4ft
Engines: Q4cyl (28.5, 41, 58 & 84 x 54ins), 790nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136703
History:
09/1914 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
12/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 12/05/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U48 64 miles NW of
the Skelligs, in position 52.26N - 14.40W
On a voyage from Puerto Mexico to Queenstown with a cargo of fuel oil.


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums