San Ernesto (1)

About

Completed 1939 as San Ernesto for Eagle Oil. 16-6-1943 torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine I-37.

Information
IMO number
1167214
Call sign
GRRT
Construction number
300
Tonnage
8.078 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
134m
Year of construction
1939
Year of renaming/broken up
1943
Service for Shell
1939 to 1943
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Comments

Sailors

Name Job Period Details
Jon Brewer unknown not sure - my dad, who died in 1994, was also a surivor of the torpedo
James Horden Wright cook 1941 to 1942
John Geoghegan survivor 1943 when it was torpedoed

Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
01/22/2019 - 10:24 Anne.watson53

My father, Norman Carter, was a survivor of the torpedo and was adrift for 28 days before reaching the Maldives. I believe he was a gunner.