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Paul Harneit - (1916-1945)
See also : Empire Tagalam
Motor tanker "Paul Harneit"- DJRS
10,443 GRT / 15,565 DWT / 20,481 m3 - 148.86 x 21.35 x 11.15 / 11.18 mtr.-1 two-stroke,
eight-cylinder Motor 3750 PSe, built by shipyard, 12 knots, 36-man crew.
30.7.1936 at the F. Schichau GmbH, Abt shipyard in Danzig (Bau-Nr. 1350) as Paul Harneit at the German American
Petroleum Import GmbH, Hamburg, KR Waried tanker Rhederei GmbH, delivered.
22.10.1939 passed to Seeflieger tankers to the German Air Force.
In June 1945, the ship was in Brunsbüttelkoog, declared on 06.02.1945 in Kiel as a British price.
On 07.06.1945 delivered in Methil in the UK, as "EMPIRE TAGALAM". At the Ministry of War Transport,
London (GBR), Mgrs Angio American Oil Co.
1946, to the Ministry of Transport, London, Mgr the same as abovel.
1946, the U.S. Maritime Commission, New York (USA).
1947 to the Marine Transport Lines, Inc., New York.
1947 to the Muskogee Steamship Co., Wilmington, renamed "TAGALAM".
1949 to the Grosvenor Dale Co. Inc., Wilmington.
1951 to the Seatrade Co., New York.
1955 to the Pioneer Shipping Co. Ltd.., Monrovia (LBR), renamed "CASPIAN SEA".
1959 to the San Felicia Cia. Nav SA., Monrovia.
16.01.1959 layed up in Argostoli.
31/01/1960 at Split for demolition at Brodospas.
The Miramar Ship Index for "PAUL HARNEIT"
1945 EMPIRE TAGALAM - 1947 TAGALAM - 1955 CASSIAN SEA
Scrapped at Split 13.01.1960.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
PAUL HARNEIT - 1936 GE, 1M (aft), (12)
10,391 GRT for Deutsch-Amerik. Petroleum Ges. (Waried Tankschiff Rhed. G.m.b.H.), Hamburg, 488.4 x 70.0
Tanker built by F. Schichau G.m.b.H., Danzig, (7), #1350
1945 - EMPIRE TAGALAM, Ministry of Transport (Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd. mgrs.), London, BR, 180587
1946 - U. S. Maritime Commission, US
1947 - TAGALAM, Muskogee SS. Corp., Wilmington, Del., [Marine Transport Lines, Inc.], 252136
1950 - Grosvenor Dale Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del., [do.]
1951 - Seatrade Corp., New York
1955 - CASSIAN SEA, Pioneer Shipping Corp., Monrovia [Marcou & Sons (Shipbrokers), Ltd., London], LI, 700
1959 - San Felicia Cia. Naviera, S.A., Monrovia [do.]
Broken up at Split 1960 by Brodospas, arrived 13.01.1960.