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Winamac (2) - (1934-1941)
See also : Pulpit Point - (1933-1934)

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"Pulpit Point", was built in 1926.
Renamed as the second "Winamac" in 1934.
Torpedoed and sunk on 31.08.1942.

The Miramar Ship Index for "PULPIT POINT"
IDNo:
1149732
Year:
1926
Name:
PULPIT POINT
Launch Date:
27.08.1926
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
10.1926
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
792
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
140.2
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
19.1
Builder:
Lithgows
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Port Glasgow
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-11

Owner as Completed:
Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., London

Subsequent History:
1934 WINAMAC

Disposal Data:
Torpedoed and sunk 10.36 N / 54.34 W on 31.08.1942.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
149732
1149732
1926
PULPIT POINT
8621
Vacuum Oil Co.
149732
1149732
1926
WINAMAC
8621
1934
Standard Tptn Co.

Additional Information from the Starke & Schell Ships-registers ;

PULPIT POINT - 1926   BR   1T (aft)     (11)
8,621 GRT for Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., London      460.0 x 62.8
Tanker built by Lithgows, Ltd., Port Glasgow     (10)     #792   149732
1933 - Standard Transportation Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
1934 - WINAMAC, s/o
1941 - Socony-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd., London
Torpedoed and sunk by U 66, 31 Aug 1942, in 10.36N-54.34W,
voyage Trinidad - St. Michaels, Azores, fuel oil.

Additional information from Uboat.net :

Name: Winamac
Type: Steam tanker
Tonnage: 8.621 tons
Completed: 1926
Owner: Socony Vacuum Transportation Co Ltd, Montreal
Homeport: London
Date of attack: 31 Aug, 1942
Nationality: British
Fate: Sunk by U-66 (Friedrich Markworth)
Position: 10.36N, 54.34W - Grid EE 9590
- See location on a map -
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Complement: ? men (? dead and ? survivors).
Convoy: -
Route: -
Cargo: -
History: -
Notes on loss: -