norwegian Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B SS Luna (+1939)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1911
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 959  grt
dimensions 71 x 10.7 x 3.9 m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine
power 115  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 103
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 31/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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builder
Laxevaags Maskin & Jernskibsbyggeri, Bergen
last owner
[1]Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B, Bergen
SS Luna (+1939)
period 1919 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]British Government, London
SS Luna
period 1918 ~ 1919
[3]Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B, Bergen
SS Luna
period 1911 ~ 1918
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 17/04/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/12/2011
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Luna. Built in Bergen 1911. Delivered in June-1911 from Laxevaags Maskin- & Jernskibsbyggeri, Bergen (111) as cargo vessel Luna to Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, Bergen. Steel hull, 213.9’ x 32.1’ x 12.7’, 959 gt, 1400 tdwt, Triple Expansion (Laxevaags) 115nhp, 9 knots. Sunk by submarine while on a voyage from London to Trondheim with general cargo, including rubber hose, zinc plates and hessian cloth.

Torpedoed on December 31st 1939, by U-32 (Büchel) Position given is 58 48N 02 20E. The survivors were picked up by Colombia of Haugesund.

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