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Name: ANGLO-SWEDE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/10/1929
Completed: 03/1930
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1048
Dimensions: 9033grt, 4490nrt, 461.1 x 59.9 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil 7cyl, 2SCSA, 845hp
Engines by: Atlas Diesel Company, Stockholm
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 168187 (from 1940)
History:
03/1930 Rederi A/B Tanker (R Wylandt), Stockholm
1932 A/S D/S Svendborg og A/S D/A af 1912 (AP Møller), Fredericia
1932 Renamed ANGLO MAERSK
1940 Ministry of War Transport (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd), London
27/10/1942 Sank
Comments: 26/10/1942: Torpedoed by U-Boat U509 in 27.50N 22.15W on a voyage
from Pointe Noire and Freetown to the Clyde in ballast
27/10/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U604 in 27.15N 17.55W


Above photos as ANGLO MAERSK courtesy of photoship.co.uk