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Name Official number Flag IMO
LUMEN  147327  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  23/04/1925  09/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  506 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6500 grt / 4692 nrt / 420.1 ft  54.4 ft  32.8 ft  25.9 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
1 - Screw. Oil engine 2S.C.SA. 8Cyl. 776NHP. Machinery aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
H. E. Moss & Co.'s Tankers Ltd. - H. E. Moss & Co., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1942 EMPIRE LIGHT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 Ministry of War Transport - same managers 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Fist ship from Clydebank with Clydebank built diesel engines. 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 12/03/1943 
Disposal Detail
07/03/1943 torpedoed by U.638 in 53.57N - 46.14W on passage Manchester for New York in ballast.
Temporarily abandoned by crew but remained afloat.
12/03/1943 again torpedoed, by U.468 in 52N - 42.40W and sank. 
 

 



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