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Name: BELLO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/03/1930
Completed: 06/1930
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1427
Dimensions: 6125grt, 3686nrt, 420.8 x 58.5 x 31.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (31 x 43ins), 1010nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1930 Skibs A/S Oiltank (Berg Torgersen A/S), Tønsberg
1935 Managers Hans H Torgersen & Co A/S
16/12/1942 Sank
Comments: 16/12/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U610, 300 miles west of Ireland in
position 51.45N - 23.50W. On a voyage from the Clyde to New York in ballast


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Above photo is copyright of Norsk Maritimt Museum, Per-Erik Johnsen collection