greek SS Mount Myrto [+1940]
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1919
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 5403  grt
dimensions 125.9 x 16 x 8.5 m
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 3288 nrt
power 397  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 76
IMO/Off. no. 5604511
call sign
SVZH  
SVZH
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 14/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.4rank: 663
about people
builder
Canadian Vickers Ltd., Quebec
engine by
Canadian Vickers Ltd., Quebec
last owner
[1]Cosmetto J.A. & Kulukundis Bros, Panama
SS Mount Myrto [+1940]
period 1934 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 5604511
call sign: 
SVZH
prev. owners
[2]Cie Francaise d'Armement & d'Importation de Nitrate de Soude, Dunkerque (Dunkirk)
SS Alsace II
period 1919 ~ 1934
IMO/Off. no.: 5604511
captain
no. of crew 24
about the wreck
depth (m.) 118 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
 Jordan, Roger, The World's Merchant Fleets, 1939
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 24/05/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 19/02/2013
 
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Allen Tony19/03/2008Mount Myrto was a Greek Steam Cargo vessel that was built as Alsace, 1921 renamed Alsace II, 1934 renamed Mount Myrto. She was built by 1919 - Canadian Vickers Ltd, Montreal, Canada for J A Cosmetto & Kulukundis Shipping Co SA, Lausanne, Switzerland & Piraeus. Whilst on route from Galveston for London carrying a general cargo and timber she was torpedoed by German submarine U-38 but sunk by gunfire.
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