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Tasajera - (1938-1941/1945-1946)
See also : Esso Avila - (1948-1955)
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Tasajera 3.1938 3,952 Grt
1941: Requisitioned by Admiralty and converted to a Tank Landing Ship (F.125).
1945: Returned to owners.
1946: (Panama Transport Co.).
1948: Esso Avila (Cia de Petroleo Lago, Venezuela).
1955: Petro Avila (Maritima Aragua S.A., Venezuela).
2,1.1956: Broke in two about ten miles north-east of Maracaibo Bar entrance. Sank.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
TASAJERA-1938 BR 2 Triple (aft) (10)
3,952 GRT for Lago Shipping Co., Ltd., London 355.9 x 60.2
Tanker built by Furness SB. Co., Ltd., Haverton Hill-on-Tees, (3) #285 166399
(1941 - 1945 Admiralty requisition - converted to tank landing ship, returned in 1945)
1946 - Panama Transport Co., Panama, PA
1948 - ESSO AVILA, Cia. de Petroleo Lago, Maracaibo, VE
1955 - PETRO-AVILA, Maritima Aragua, S.A. (Sixto Gil & Son), Maracaibo
Wrecked 3 Jan 1956 on Maracaibo Bar, voyage Curaçao - Maracaibo.
Ship Report for "TASAJERA"
1948 ESSO AVILA - 1955 PETRO-AVILA
broke in two 10 nm NE Maracaibo Bar 02.01.1956.
FURNESS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY LTD., HAVERTON HILL