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Tatarrax - (1914-1916)
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Tatarrax SS was a British Steam Tanker of 6,216 tons built in 1914 by Scott´s, Greenock for Tank Storage & Carriage Co Ltd, London.
In 1916 she was purchased by the Standard Transportation Co., Hong Kong. On the 14th August 1914 she was torpedoed
by German submarine UC-34 in 32.00 N / 30.45 E when on passage from Port Said for France with a cargo of spirit.
SS TATARRAX , built by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 449.
Launched: Thursday, 27/11/1913
O.N. 135335 Completed January 1914.
Ship Type: Tanker
Tonnage: 6216 grt
Length: 420 feet
Breadth: 55.2 feet
Owner History: Tank Storage & Carriage Co Ltd, London
1916 Standard Transportation Co., Hong Kong
Status: Torpedoed & Sunk - 14/08/1918
Torpedoed by UC34 in 32.00 N / 30.45 E on passage Port Said for France with spirit
Additional Information from the Starke & Schell Ships-registers ;
TATARRAX - 1914 BR 1 Q (aft)
6,216 GRT for Tank Storage & Carriage Co., Ltd., Greenock 420.0 x 55.2
Tanker built by Scotts' SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Greenock (1) #449 135335
1916 - Standard Transportation Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
Torpedoed and sunk by UC 34, (Hans Schüler), on 14 Aug 1918, in 32.00 N-30.45 E,
voyage Port Said via Alexandria - France, spirit (61 dead).
The Miramar Ship Index for "TATARRAX"
Torpedoed and sunk by UC 34, (Hans Schüler), on 14 Aug 1918, in 32.00 N-30.45 E, voyage Port Said via Alexandria - France, spirit.