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Name: CREOLE JEFE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/09/1928
Completed: 09/1928
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 986
Dimensions: 3126grt, 1646nrt, 325.0 x 55.2 x 16.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (14.5, 24 & 39.5 x 27ins), 248nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1928 Creole Petroleum Company, Maracaibo
1933 NV Nederlandsche Koloniale Petroleum Mij, The Hague; renamed DJIRAK
1935 NV Nederlandsche Koloniale Tankvaart Mij
07/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 07/01/1942: Sank after being shelled by Japanese submarine I-57 in the
Bali Sea off Kangean, 07.15S - 116.23E on a voyage from Balikpapan to Sourabaja in service as a Dutch naval auxiliary