british SS Lowland [+1939]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1911
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1006  grt
dimensions 66 x 10 x 4.2 m
material steel
engine Triple expansion engine, single boiler, single screw.
power 164  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 140
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 22/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.9rank: 653
about people
builder
Rijkee & Co. N. V., Rotterdam
last owner
[1]Shipping & Coal Ltd., London
SS Lowland [+1939]
period 1932 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]Scheepvaart En Steenkolen Mij. N. V., Rotterdam
SS Noord-Holland
period 1911 ~ 1932
captain Watler, Charles
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 08/01/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 25/02/2013
 
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Lettens Jan18/03/2006Lowland SS (ex-Noord Holland SS), NV Werf vh Rijkee & Co, Rotterdam for Scheepvaart en Steenkolen Mij; 1911; 1.006 grt; 65,98x9,98 x4,34m; Triple expansion engines; Bought by Shipping & Coal Cpy in 1932. On November 22nd 1939, Lowland SS, was sunk by a mine. 2 miles ENE from NorthEast Gunfleet Buoy, the Thames estuary. 9 of the crew died.
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About Builders
 Rijkee & Co. N. V., Rotterdam
Started in 1863 as Rijkee & Co then became N.V.Werf Voorheen Rijkee & Co, ended in 1931
 
 
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