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Name Official number Flag IMO
PIZARRO  146688  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1923  11/09/1922  01/1923 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  619 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1365 grt / 636 nrt / 241.1 ft  38.2 ft  15.7 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (24-7/16” x 38-3/8”) 347 NHP. 1,250 BHP. 10 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
MacAndrews & Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
10/1925 Caught fire at Liverpool.
10/10/1925 Capsized and sank resultant from fire-fighting activity.
25/10/1925 Righted and refloated then subsequently repaired.

War service
10/1939 Taken up as a B.E.F. Cased Petrol Ship (CPS). 14/10/1939 Departed London for Swansea to load.
22/10/1939 Departed Bristol Channel for France.
01/04/1940 Returned on completion of final sailing Nantes and Brest.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 31/01/1941 
Disposal Detail
Whilst in convoy 700 miles west from Bishop’s Rock was torpedoed by the Italian submarine DANDOLO (Boris) and sank in a position 49.03N by 19.40W. 23 of those on board were lost. She was on passage London for Sevilla. 
 

 



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