british Coppack Brothers & Co. (Thomas Coppack) SV Moss Rose (+1917)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type schooner
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1888
status
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weight (tons) 161  grt
dimensions 33.1 x 7 x 3.4 m
material wood
rigging 3 masts
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yard no. 51
IMO/Off. no. 88708
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 10/09/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Barr & Shearer, Ardrossan
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Coppack Brothers & Co. (Thomas Coppack), Chester (UK)
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entered 10/10/2005
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last update 28/03/2014
 
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Lettens Jan06/05/2011Moss Rose, built by Barr & Shearer, Ardrossan in 1888 and owned at the time of her loss by T. Coppack, Chester, was a British wooden 3-maste schooner of 161 tons.

On September 10th, 1917, Moss Rose, on a voyage from Ellesmere Port to Cherbourg with a cargo of coal, was sunk by the German submarine UC-51 (Hans Galster), 7 miles NNE of the Pendeen lighthouse. There were no casualties.
Allen Tony23/08/2007Moss Rose was a sailing vessel of 161grt. On 10th September 1917 when 7 miles NNE from Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall she was captured by a submarine and sunk by gunfire.
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Coppack Brothers & Co. (Thomas Coppack), Chester (UK)

British family firm from Wales originated by Captain John Coppack in 1860. It became Coppack Bros. & Co. in 1898. By 1910 Thomas Coppack had bought out his brothers and the name was changed to Thomas Coppack & Co. (T.C.&Co.). It was again renamed Coppack Brothers in 1926, when his sons took over.
 
 
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