SULPHUR BLUFF

About

Completed 1944 as SULPHUR BLUFF for US War Shipping and bare-boat chartered for M.O.W.T. (Anglo-American Oil). 1945 transferred to Anglo-Saxon. 1947 sold to Argentine Navy and renamed Punta Ciquena. 1960 caught fire and sank in River Uruguay.

Also known as
Punta Ciquena
IMO number
1169872
Call sign
1169872
Construction number
107
Tonnage
1.220 ton
Beam
12m
Length overall
70m
Year of construction
1944
Year of renaming/broken up
1960
Service for Shell
1945 to 1947
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
01/13/2009 - 14:35 Mark Buxton

My father , Harold Buxton, work as a galley boy on the Sulphur Bluff, only from 23rd September to the 31st October 1944. The vessel was on special operations
part of Operation Neptune which we know was part of Operation Overlord the D Day Landings June 1944.She was carrying bulk petroleum for the Army and Airforce.

Sun Sep 17, 1944 Arrived Southampton in convoy FTC.11A.
Special Operations between these ates.
Thu Mar 22, 1945 Departed Downs in convoy OS.118KM.

The FTC series sailed from Seine Bay to Southend from June to September 1944.

01/13/2009 - 14:35 Mark Buxton

My father , Harold Buxton, work as a galley boy on the Sulphur Bluff, only from 23rd September to the 31st October 1944. The vessel was on special operations
part of Operation Neptune which we know was part of Operation Overlord the D Day Landings June 1944.She was carrying bulk petroleum for the Army and Airforce.

Sun Sep 17, 1944 Arrived Southampton in convoy FTC.11A.
Special Operations between these ates.
Thu Mar 22, 1945 Departed Downs in convoy OS.118KM.

The FTC series sailed from Seine Bay to Southend from June to September 1944.