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Name Official number Flag IMO
STORSTAD    NOR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1926  21/10/1925  01/1926 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   11 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8998 grt / 5217 nrt / 470.0 ft  62.2 ft  35.3 ft   
Engine builder J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Oil engine 2SCSA 12Cyl. 709NHP. Machinery aft, 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Skibs A/S Sommerstad - A.F.Klavenes & Co A/S, Oslo  Oslo   
Other names
1940 PASSAT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Kriegsmarine - used as minelayer, support ship and oiler 
Vessel history
07/10/1940 captured by German aux. cruiser PINGUIN in 15.07S - 107.50E on passage Miri for Melbourne with diesel oil. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Air Attack 02/09/1942 
Disposal Detail
02/09/1942 heavily damaged by air attack at Pauillac, 55.12N - 06.45W.
11/08/1944 wreck scuttled at Nantes
1949 broken up locally. 
 

 



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