Chiton

About

Completed 1919 as War Shikari for Shipping Controler. 1919 purchased by Anglo-Saxon and renamed Chiton in 1922. 1926 sold to Herlofson Norway and renamed Heron. 1928 sold Smith Sorenson Arendal. 1939 sold Ernst Glassel Bremen and renamed Rekum. 1940 taken over by German Navy. 20-3-1944 sunk by British gunfire off Boulonge.

Information
Also known as
War Shikari
Heron
Rekum
IMO number
1143197
Call sign
WPRT
Construction number
708
Tonnage
8.300 ton
Beam
15m
Length overall
92m
Year of construction
1919
Year of renaming/broken up
1944
Service for Shell
1920 to 1927
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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