swedish SS Sigyn [+1940]
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general
nationality swedish
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1897
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1981  grt
dimensions 86 x 12.3 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 174  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 51
call sign
SJEA  
SJEA
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co., Campbeltown (Scotland)
engine by
Hutson & Sons, Ltd, Glasgow
owner
Lundgren H., Helsingborg
captain
no. of crew 23
about the wreck
depth (m.) 1100 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 24/04/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 01/08/2013
 
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Lettens Jan05/04/2012PIT PROP

A pit prop or mine prop (British and American usage, respectively) is a length of lumber used to prop up the roofs of tunnels in coal mines.
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Sigyn was a Swedish steam freighter built in 1897 and owned by BORJESSON, ALLEN . REDERI-A/B SIGYN. She was on route from BUCTOUCHE for SUNDERLAND carrying pit props when she was torpedoed by 59. 23 crew were saved.
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Lundgren H., Helsingborg

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