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W.C. Teagle - (1941-1941)
"W. C. Teagle".
Tanker was named after :
Walter Clark Teagle
Sistership is the H. M. Flagler.
The Miramar Ship Index for "W.C. TEAGLE"
Torpedoed and sunk by U 558, 57.00 N / 25.00 W on 17.10.1941,
(44 dead) [ Voyage Aruba-Swansea, fuel oil ]
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
1917 - W.C. TEAGLE USA 2T (aft) (10½)
10,678 GRT for Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey), Bayonne, N.J. 499.1 x 68.2
Tanker build by Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrow's Point, Md. (7) #159 215284
1927 - Standard Shipping Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del.
1935 - Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Inc., Wilmington, Del.
1940 - Panama Transport Co., Panama PA
1941 - s/o (Anglo-American Petroleum Co., Ltd., mgrs.), London BR
Torpedoed and sunk by U 558, 17 Oct 1941, in abt. 57 N-25 W,
voyage Aruba via Sydney, N.S. - Swansea, fuel oil.
Additional information from Uboat.net :
Name: W.C. Teagle
Type: Steam tanker
Tonnage: 9.552 tons
Owner: Panama Transport Co (Anglo-American Oil Co), London
Date of attack: 17 Oct, 1941
Fate: Sunk by U-558 (Günther Krech)
Position: 57N, 27W - Grid AL 1966
- See location on a map -
Complement: 45 men (44 dead and 1 survivors).
Notes on loss: SC 48 (Pos.:103)