TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: AMSTERDAM
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/06/1922
Completed: 10/1922
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 977
Dimensions: 7352grt, 4468nrt, 440.0 x 57.5 x 34.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 77 x 51ins), 627nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1922 American Petroleum Co, Rotterdam
1937 NV Petroleum Industrie Mij, The Hague
16/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 16/04/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U66 in
12.00N - 62.45W on a voyage from Smith's Bluff to Freetown with petroleum products.