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Pedernales - (1938-1947)

See also : Pedernales Torpedoed in 1942

See also Short film : Film "Pedernales"

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"Pedernales" on sea trials, build by Cantieri Riuniti Dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone, Italy in 1938.
( Photo collection Mr. Fulvio Petronio )
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"Pedernales" on sea trials.    ( Photo collection Mr. Fulvio Petronio )
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"Pedernales" before launch.   ( Photo collection Mr. Fulvio Petronio )
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"Pedernales" before launch.    ( Photo collection Mr. Fulvio Petronio )
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"Pedernales" during launch.   ( Photo collection Mr. Fulvio Petronio )
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"Pedernales".
( Photo thanks to Renton Kidd, whose father was a Captain on one and maybe on this tanker )
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"Pedernales" in better days.     ( Thanks to Lago Colony web site )

Pedernales - build 9.1938, by Cantieri Riuniti Dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone, Italy - 3,945 GRT.
1947: (Esso Transportation Co.).
1952: (Panama Transport Co.).
1952: (Creole Petroleum Corp., Panama).
1957: Esso Pedernales (Cia de Petroleo I.ago, Venezuela).
1959: Sold, renamed Katendrecht (NV. Simons Metaalhandel, Holland) for voyage to shipbreakers.
4.1960: Scrapped Holland.

Ship Report for "PEDERNALES"
IDNo:
1166551
Year:
1938
Name:
PEDERNALES
Launch Date:
14.07.1938
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
09.1938
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
4317
Yard No:
1211
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
108.5
Country of build:
ITA
Beam:
18.4
Builder:
Riuniti Adriatico
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Monfalcone
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
2T-10

Owner as Completed:
Lago Sg Co Ltd, London

Subsequent History:
1957 ESSO PEDERNALES - 1958 KATENDRECHT

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Rotterdam 11.10.1959.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
166551
1166551
1938
PEDERNALES
3945
Lago Shipping Co.
1166551
1938
ESSO PEDERNALES
3945
1957
Cia de Petroleo Lago
1166551
1938
KATENDRECHT
3945
1958
NV. Simons Metaalhandel