San Alberto

About

Completed 1935 as San Alberto for Eagle Oil. 9-12-1939 torpedoed by U48 and sunk on 11-12-1939.

Information
IMO number
1163569
Call sign
G...
Construction number
871
Tonnage
7.397 ton
Beam
21m
Length overall
149m
Year of construction
1935
Year of renaming/broken up
1939
Service for Shell
1935 to 1939
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Chris Bain boatswain (bosun/petty officer) 1939 the boat was torpedoed on 9th december 1939 with the loss of 1 life; my grandfather ( bosun). the ship failed to sink but was later scuttled by hms mackay.