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Name: ASTRAKHAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 09/07/1892
Completed: 08/1892
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 667
Dimensions: 3438grt, 2236nrt, 330.0 x 42.9 x 28.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 42ins), 265nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99436
History:
08/1892 Astrakhan Steam Ship Co Ltd (W Tapscott & Co), Liverpool
1897 Managers became Hamilton, Fraser & Co
1898 River Shipping Co Ltd (Hamiilton, Fraser & Co)
1908 Astrakhan Steamship Co Ltd (HE Moss & Co), Liverpool
1929 Tankschiff Reederei Julius Schindler GmbH, Hamburg
1929 Renamed GUSTAV SCHINDLER
1935 Cia Industrie Marittime Affini Roma, Venice; renamed TORCELLO
1937 Soc Italiana Petroliere d'Oriente (G Castaldi), Rhodes
1939 Managers Agenzia Maritima Italiana Cap G Folcini, Rhodes & Rome
05/11/1941 Sank
Comments: 05/11/1941: Sank after being torpedoed by Russian submarine SC214
18 miles off Liman Burnu in the Black Sea