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Eclipse - (1931-1950)
"Eclipse" was build in 1931.
Additional information Starke & Schell registers :
ECLIPSE - 1931 BR 1Q (aft) (11)
9,767 Grt for Standard Transportation Co., Ltd., Hong Kong 484.7 x 66.0
Tanker build by Scotts' SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Greenock (8) #553 154063
1940 - Socony-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd., London
1950 - IONIAN SKIPPER Cia. de Navegacion Cristobal, S.A., Panama [Vergottis, Ltd.] PA
Broken up in Japan 1954, arr. Yokohama 6.5.1954.
Additional information from Uboat.net :
Type: Steam tanker
Tonnage: 9.767 tons
Completed: 1931 - Scott´s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Greenock
Owner: Standard Transportation Co Ltd, Hong Kong
Homeport: Hong Kong
Date of attack: 4 May, 1942
Fate: Damaged by U-564 (Reinhard Suhren)
Position: 26.30N, 80.00W - Grid DM 2318
- See location on a map -
Complement: ? men (2 dead and ? survivors).
Notes on loss:
At 19.04 hours on 4 May, 1942, U-564 torpedoed the Eclipse and observed the tanker grounded by
the stern, but the ship was later salvaged.