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Name Official number Flag IMO
AFRICA SHELL  167164  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  10/11/1938  02/1939 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  207 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
706 grt / 332 nrt / 184.8 ft  29.6 ft  11.5 ft   
Engine builder Werkspoor N.V., Amsterdam
Engine detail
Twin oil engines 4S.C.SA. 162nhp. 2-screw machinery aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Shell Company of East Africa Ltd. - Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1939  Gunfire 15/11/1939 
Disposal Detail
15/11/1939 sunk by German Pocket Battleship ADMIRAL GRAF VON SPEE, 10 miles SW by S from Cape Zavora Lighthouse on passage Quelimane for Lourenco Marques in ballast. 
 

 



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