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MV Empire Gem

MV Empire Gem

The MV Empire Gem was a 8,139 ton British motor tanker, built in 1941 by Harland and Wolf Ltd. Glasgow. She was owned by British Tanker Co. Ltd. London. On 24 January 1942, she was on route from Port Arthur in Texas to England via Nova Scotia, Canada, when she was hit by a German U-boat. She was carrying 10,600 tons of gasoline. Further information can be obtained on the website:-

http://www.nc-wreckdiving.com/WRECKS/EMPIREGEM/EMPIREGEM.HTML

 

Title: MV Empire Gem
Record Type: Boats
Type: Tanker
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 108510