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Name: SCOTTISH CHIEF
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/02/1928
Completed: 05/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1029
Dimensions: 7006grt, 4255nrt, 441.0 x 57.0 x 33.8ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24.5, 34.5, 50 & 74 x 54ins), 766hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160413
History:
05/1928 Tankers Ltd, London
1941 Managers became Athel Line Ltd
19/11/1942 Sank
Comments: 19/11/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U177 at 30.39S 34.41E
On a voyage from Bandar Abbas to Table Bay with a cargo of fuel oil


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley