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Name Official number Flag IMO
EMPIRE PICT  168700  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  11/09/1941  11/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   64 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8134 grt / 4706 nrt / 463.2 ft  61.2 ft  33.0 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Oil 4SCSA 6cyl (29 x 59ins) B&W type, 2450bhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ministry of War Transport - British Tanker Co. Ltd., London  Glasgow   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 Government of Norway - Norwegian Shipping & Trade Mission 
Vessel history

11/1941 completed

End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 20/05/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and shelled by U.108 in 31.29N - 55.37W on a ballast voyage from the Clyde to Corpus Christi in convoy ON93. 


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