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Name Official number Flag IMO
KARS  167207  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  22/12/1938  03/1939 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   53 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8888 grt / 5420 nrt / 13478 dwt 479.3 ft  63.7 ft  34.0 ft  27 ft 6 in 
Engine builder J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Oil engine 4SCSA. 8cyl. 650 x 1400 mm Machinery aft. 503NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Western Oil Shipping Co. Ltd. - Baltic Trading Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 22/02/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.96 in 44.15N - 63.25W on passage Trinidad via Halifax for Belfast with avgas and fuel oil.
25/02/1942 abandoned on fire and broke in two.
27/02/1942 after part beached at Halifax, machinery salvaged and fitted to JAVA ARROW. 
 

 



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