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Punta Gorda - (1928-1944)
"Punta Corda", was build in 1928. ( Photo collection Alexander Millar )
Punta Corda 5.1928 2,394 Grt .
18.9.1944: Collision with tanker Ampetco (1926/8,718 gt), caught fire and sank off Cape San Roman, Curacao,
(voyage Lake Maracaibo/Aruba-crude oil).
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
PUNTA GORDA - 1928 BR 2 Triple (aft) (10½)
2,395 GRT for Lago Shipping Co., Ltd. (A. Weir & Co.), London 305.7 x 50.2
Tanker built by Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast (5) #835 160460
1936 - s/o (self-managed)
Burned and sank following collision with s/t AMPETCO, 18 Sep 1944, about 5 miles off Cape San Roman,
voy. Lake Maracaibo - Aruba, crude oil.