SAN VALERIO

About

Completed 1913 as SAN VALERIO for Eagle Oil. 1936 sold to Anglo-Saxon for use as a hulk at Dakar. 1946 renamed KUPHUS. 30-5-1953 arrived Sunderland for scrapping.

Also known as
Kuphus
IMO number
1135301
Call sign
GQXF
Construction number
830
Tonnage
6.433 ton
Beam
17m
Length overall
128m
Year of construction
1913
Year of renaming/broken up
1953
Service for Shell
1913 to 1953
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Alf Middleton gunner 1941 to 1945

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
12/05/2011 - 00:30 Alexander Reid

In 1930 my mother (Minnie Smith-Clark) sailed on the San Valerio from Ipswich to Tampico to marry my father Alexander Reid who worked for the Aguilla Oil Company at Alamo,arriving on May 30th 1930
Her autograph book contains entries by "Hodgie-AB Jackman-TW Davill-JC Petit-JE Cossins-"Fergie"-A Malcouronne-AD Marshall-E Gibson- Presumable crew and passengers on the ship.
I also have a couple of photos taken during the voyage I would like to share if anyone is interested
Regards