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Oriental Tankers Ltd. (Standard Transp. Co. Ltd.), Hong Kong
Charles F. Meyer - (1938-1955)
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 The "Charles F. Meyer", was built in 1938 for the Oriental Tankers, Ltd., Hong Kong, by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg.
After several lucky escapes, see below, during World War 2, she was sold as "Pacific Triumph" in 1955.
Seen here, whilst she was being repaired at the dockside at Newport News, Virginia, between 1948 and 1949.
Finally scrapped in 1969 at Kaoshiung.
( Photo by E.P. Griffith, Newport News, VA. )
( Thanks to Lorna Welsh, daughter of George Stewart (from Scotland) who was a marine engineer,
serving with the American Merchant Navy. )
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"Charles F. Meyer".

Additional information Starke & Schell registers :

CHARLES F. MEYER - 1938  BR  1M (aft)  (12)
10,516 GRT for Oriental Tankers, Ltd., Hong Kong    490.5 x 70.0
Tanker build by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (110  #513  166606
1940 - Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd., London
03/04/1940 Mined but repaired.
11/27/1940 Torpedoed but repaired.
1955 - PACIFIC TRIUMPH, Cia. Maritima Asiatic-Panamense, S.A., Panama [C. Y. Tung], PA
1955 - ATLANTIC TRIUMPH, s/o
1956 - Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Ind., Panama  - converted to an  ore-oil carrier  10,103 grt  [C.Y. Tung]
1963 - OCEANIC TRIUMPH, Universal Marine Corp., Monrovia, [C. Y. Tung], LI ,1811
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1969 by Ying Tung Co., Ltd.,
arrived 25.12.1968, work began in 04.1969.

The Miramar Ship Index for "CHARLES F. MEYER"
IDNo:
5542178
Year:
1938
Name:
CHARLES F. MEYER
Launch Date:
25.08.1938
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
16.11.1938
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

Tons:
10516
DWT:
Yard No:
513
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
149.5
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
21.3
Builder:
Blohm & Voss
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Steinwerder
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-12

Subsequent History:
1955 PACIFIC TRIUMPH - 1955 ATLANTIC TRIUMPH -
[ 1956 converted to ore carrier, 10103 grt ] -
1963 OCEANIC TRIUMPH

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 25.12.1968.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Main Owner
166606
5542178
5542178
1938
CHARLES F.MEYER
10516
Oriental Tankers, Ltd
5542178
5542178
1938
PACIFIC TRIUMPH
10516
1955
Cia. Maritima Asiatic-Panamense, S.A.
5542178
5542178
1938
 ATLANTIC TRIUMPH
10516
1955
Cia. Maritima Asiatic-Panamense, S.A.
1811
5542178
5542178
1938
OCEANIC TRIUMPH
10103
1963
Universal Marine Corp.

Vessel Name:
CHARLES F. MEYER
Vessel ID:
1166606
Official No:
166606
Vessel Type:
Tanker
Tonnage:
10,516 gross
Owner:
ORIENTAL TRADE & TRANSPORT CO. LTD.
Built:
1938
Date of Fate:
1968
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Visited Auckland 3 times between 20 Feb 1944 and 10 Nov 1944 (not all visits may be recorded in this database).
Renamed PACIFIC TRIUMPH-1955, Renamed ATLANTIC TRIUMPH-1955, Renamed OCEAN TRIUMPH-1963.

Additional information from Uboat.net :

Name: Charles F. Meyer
Type: Motor tanker
Tonnage: 10.516 tons
Completed: 1938 - Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel
Owner: Oriental Tankers Ltd (Standard Transp. Co Ltd), Hong Kong
Homeport: Hong Kong
Date of attack: 27 Nov, 1940
Nationality: British
Fate: Damaged by U-104 (Harald Jürst)
Position: 56N, 13.52W -
- See location on a map -
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Complement: -
Convoy: HX-87
Route: -
Cargo: -
History: -
Notes on loss:
There is no attack report from another U-boat for the Charles F. Meyer, so she must have
been attacked by the missing U-104.