norwegian SS Hop (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1916
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1365  grt
dimensions 72.5 x 11 x 5.1 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 138  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 610
IMO/Off. no. 5604022
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 04/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.17rank: 640
about people
builder
Boele´s Scheepswerven En Machine Fabriek N. V. (Boele C.)
engine by
Machinefabriek Bolnes, Bolnes
last owner
[1]Kjerland A., Bergen
SS Hop (+1940)
period 1935 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 5604022
prev. owners
[2]Thrane J., Bergen
SS Hop
period 1931 ~ 1935
IMO/Off. no.: 5604022
[3]Christiansen L. - Lauritz Christiansen, Bergen
SS Hop
period 1916 ~ 1931
IMO/Off. no.: 5604022
captain Kristoffer A. Luthenthun
no. of crew 17
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depth (m.)
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references
references
[1]  warsailors.com
[2] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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entered 06/05/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 19/10/2011
 
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Allen Tony10/10/2007Hop SS was a Norwegian Steam Freighter built in 1916 and of 1,365 tons. She was on a voyage from BERGEN for the TYNE in ballast on the 4th February 1940 when she was torpedoed by U-37 and sunk. All 17 crew were lost.
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