Empire Maiden
Ship Number
1151
Vessel Type
Cadet' Class Coastal Tanker
Built
A&J Inglis
Slip Number
5
Launch Date
December 20, 1942
Delivered
March 10, 1942
Owner
Ministry of War Transport
Weight
813 grt
BP Length
190 feet
Breadth
30-6 feet
No. of Screws
Single
Speed (approx)
9.5 knots
Propulsion
Triple expansion 3 cylinder machinery aft
Official No.
168705
Registered
Glasgow
Fate
Scrapped
 Empire Maiden

[As Italian ASTERIA]

Bombed on 14 June 1943 and sunk at Pantelleria, Italy. Wreck sold in 1947 to Italian buyers, raised and towed to Messina, arriving on 5 July 1948.
 
Repaired, with a new steam engine being fitted. Sold to G Dagnino, Italy.
 
Sold in 1953 to Astrolea Societa Anonima, Italy and renamed Asteria.
 
Sold in 1958 to Lugari & Filippi, Italy and renamed Sanjacopo. New diesel engine fitted in 1962.
 
Sold in 1968 to Societa Anonima di Navigazione, Italy. Sold in 1972 to Lidia Melodia Ved. Lugari, Italy.
 
Scrapped in July 1974 at Spezia, Italy.