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Name: CAPRELLA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/04/1931
Completed: 07/1931
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 579
Dimensions: 8230grt, 4828nrt, 451.3 x 62.0 x 34.1ft
Engines: Oil engines, 2 x 6cyl (24.8 x 43.3ins), 714nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162602
History:
07/1931 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
19/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 19/10/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U100 in 56.37N - 17.15W
On a voyage from Curacao to the Mersey with a cargo of fuel oil


Above photo courtesy of photoship.co.uk