british SS Winga [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1478  grt
dimensions 76.2 x 9.48 x 4.97 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, One boiler, single shaft, 1 screw
power 144  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 123
IMO/Off. no. 147927
call sign
KRMF  
KRMF
about the loss
cause lost collision
date lost 02/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.14rank: 644
about people
builder
Nieuwe Waterweg Scheepsbouwmaatschappij - New Waterway Shipbuilding Co., Schiedam
engine by
Nieuwe Waterweg Scheepsbouwmaatschappij - New Waterway Shipbuilding Co., Schiedam
last owner
[1]Clydesdale Shipowners Ltd., Glasgow
SS Winga [+1940]
period 1929 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 147927
call sign: 
KRMF
prev. owners
[2]Glen & Co. Ltd. - Scottish Navigation Co. - Glasgow Shipowners, Glasgow
SS Winga
period 1924 ~ 1929
IMO/Off. no.: 147927
captain
no. of crew 22
about the wreck
depth (m.) 40 max. / 26.5 min. (m)
orientation 114°
protected no
war grave no
references
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 Racey Carl, A Century of Steamship Losses
updates
entered by Allen Tony
entered 17/04/2006
last update Racey Carl
last update 18/12/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Racey Carl22/12/2011

On the morning of Sunday, 2 June 1940 the WINGA collided with the 1289-ton Norwegian steamer JERNLAND (1905: Havorsen Shipping Co., A/S, Bergen). The WINGA sank almost immediately, five miles east of West Hartlepool. The WINGA was sailing independently and carrying a cargo of iron ore from Sandander, Spain for the Tyne. The JERNLAND picked up eight survivors and landed them at the Tees.

It was badly damaged and had to be dry-docked. Fourteen crewman, including the Master, were lost when the WINGA went down.

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Allen Tony26/06/2007Sunday, 2nd June,1940 - SS Winga, 1,500t, a British ship was involved in a collision with the Norwegian ship Jernland. The Winga was bound for the Tyne with a cargo of iron ore from Santander, she sank with the loss of fourteen lives, 4 miles E of Hartlepool at 54 42´54"N - 01 02´06"W. She lies in 40 metres of water. She was built in 1924

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