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Name Official number Flag IMO
AIRCREST  168030  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  23/07/1940  10/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow Kingston SB Yard  936 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5237 grt / 3067 nrt / 432.2 ft  56.2 ft  24.9 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (23.5, 7.5 & 68 - 48)in. 220lb. 435nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Crest Shipping Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Air Attack 30/06/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by German aircraft torpedo in 31.49N - 34.34E, north of Gaza on passage New York via Port Said for Haifa. 
 

 



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