FURNESS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY LTD., HAVERTON HILL

Name EMPIRE CELT
Type Tanker
Yard Number 335
Launched 07/10/1941
Completed 12/1941
Off. Number 164851
Engine builder Richardson Westgarth, Hartlepool
Engine type T. 3cyl.
GRT 8032
Length (feet) 463.5
Beam (feet) 61.2
First owner Ministry of War Transport (Jas. German & Co.), Middlesbrough
History
   
Fate 24/04/1942 torpedoed by U.158 in 43.50N 43.38W on passage Greenock for New York in ballast, abandoned on 26/04/1942, broke in two, forepart sunk by gunfire and after part last seen on 04/03/1942 in 46.45N 51.28W.

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