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Photographer:adenanthos [View profile]Title:MAX ALBRECHTAdded:Dec 26, 2016
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
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Bob Scott on Dec 27, 2016 20:12 (2 years ago)
5,824 grt tanker built by Kockums Mekaniska Verksted, Malmö, Sweden. Completed in 1929 as MAX ALBRECHT for Max Albrecht Kommanditgesellschaft, Hamburg. On 30 August 1939 she sailed from Houston, Texas and put into El Ferrol, Spain where she was interned. Surrendered in May 1945 to the British Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) and renamed EMPIRE TAGRALIA. Sold 1947 to Basra Steam Shipping Co Ltd, London and renamed REPTON. Sold in 1952 to Lloyd Siciliano di Armamento SpA, Palermo, Italy and renamed ALCANTARA. Scrapped in September 1960 at Vado Ligure, Italy.
heizer on Dec 26, 2016 23:51 (2 years ago)
1929 Kockums, Malmö, built (158) for Mineralölwerke
Albrecht & Co, Hamburg
1945 "Empire Tagralia"
1947 "Repton"
1952 "Alcantara"
1960 broken up.
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