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Ampetco (2) - (1929-1944)
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 "Ampetco (2)", ex. "Urania".
 
"Ampetco (2)" was build as "Urania" in 1926.
Photo by Howaltswerke Deutsche Werft AG ( HDW archives, Kiel )
 
"Ampetco (2)".
 
"Ampetco (2)".
General plan of "Urania" (Ampetco (2) was simular to the "Calliope" (Ampetco (III) and the "Thalia".
Drawing supplied by Howaltswerke Deutsche Werft AG ( HDW archives, Kiel )
 
"Ampetco (2)", ex. "Urania" duing WW2.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

URANIA-1926    DZ      2M (aft)     (11)
8,744 grt for Baltisch-Amerik. Petroleum Import Ges., Danzig   470.3 x 63.2
Tanker build by Howaldtswerke, Kiel  (6)     #674
1929 - AMPETCO, S. A. Belge American Petroleum Co., Antwerp, BE
1939 - Standard American Petroleum Co., S.A., Antwerp, BE
Caught fire in collision with British s/t PUNTA GORDA, 18 Sep 1944, off San Ramon Light,
voyage Curaçao - Las Piedras, in ballast, fire extinguished, towed to Aruba,
subsequently used as a target.

The Miramar Ship Index for "URANIA"
IDNo:
5606506
Year:
1926
Name:
URANIA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
23.02.1926
Flag:
DZG
Date of completion:
06.1926

Tons:
8744
DWT:
Yard No:
674
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
143.3
Country of build:
GER
Beam:
19.3
Builder:
Howaldtswerke
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kiel
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
2D-11

Subsequent History:
1929 AMPETCO

Disposal Data:
collision & fire off San Ramon Light 18.9.44 & sunk as target

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
5606506
1926
URANIA
8744
Baltisch-Amerikan
5606506
1926
AMPETCO
8744
1929
Belge American
5606506
1926
AMPETCO
8744
Standard American Petroleum Co., S.A.