ss CAMITO

ss CAMITO
built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow,
Yard No 463

Port of Registry: London
Propulsion: Steam, triple expansion, 622 nhp, 14 knots
Launched: Saturday, 17/04/1915
Built: 1915
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 6611 grt
Length: 426.3 feet
Breadth: 54.2 feet
Draught: 30.4 feet
Owner History:
Elders & Fyffes Ltd London
1940 Admiralty
Status: Torpedoed & Sunk - 06/05/1941

Remarks: Requisitioned and conveerted to an ocean boarding vessel. Torpedoed by U97 in the North Atlantic as she escorted a captured Italian tanker, the SANGRO. Six officers and 22 ratings perished.
The SANGRO was also sunk. Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Photo supplied by Internet source
Additional data by George Robinson

Last updated: by Bruce Biddulph from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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