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Allegrity

Name
Allegrity
Accident date
13/12/1961
Location
England
Accident area
St Austell, Cornwall
Spill area
Offshore
Cause of spill
Grounding
Nature of pollutant
Oil
Quantity spilled
800 tonnes
Ship / structure type
Oil tanker
Built date
1945
Length
193.00 m
Width
31.00 m
Flag
British

On 13 December 1961, the British tanker the Allegrity ran aground off the coast of Caerhays, near Saint Austell in the Channel. 800 tonnes of petroleum were spilled in the incident.

Last update: 23/07/2014