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Name Official number Flag IMO
ATHELDUKE  161081  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1929  16/11/1928  01/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  388 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8966 grt / 5329 nrt / 475.0 ft  63.3 ft  35.0 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
2- Screw. Oil Engines 2x6Cyl. 709NHP. Machinery aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
United Molasses Co. Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Athel Line Ltd., Liverpool 
Vessel history
1941 ATHELDUKE is listed as damaged by a mine 17/01/1941 in position 51.21Nx03.20W 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1945  Torpedoed 16/04/1945 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U1274 in convoy FS1784 from Port Everglades to Hull off Longstone, Farne Islands 55.39N - 01.31W, for Saltend with Molasses.
ATHELDUKE was the only ship U1274 sank because she was depth charged same day by Royal Navy destroyer HMS VICEROY when 6 miles east of Sunderland and was lost with all 44 hands. 
 

 



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