icelandic Eimskipafelag Hf. SS Godafoss [+1944]
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general
nationality icelandic
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1921
is nickname no
status
dead (not found) dead (not found)
details
weight (tons) 1542  grt
dimensions 70.1 x 10.7 x 6.1 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 168  n.h.p.
speed 11.5  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 10/11/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.25rank: 626
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builder
Frederikshavns Vaerft & Flydedok A/S, Frederikshavn
owner
Eimskipafelag Hf., Reykjavik
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 35 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
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war grave
references
references
 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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entered 28/08/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 31/05/2010
 
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[1] Lettens Jan09/10/2009
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Allen Tony17/05/2010Godafoss SS was an Islandic Cargo Steamer of 1,542 tons built in 1921. On the 10th November 1944 when on route from NEW YORK & LOCH EWE for REYKJAVIK with a general cargo of 1,240 tons she was torpedoed by German submarine U-300 and sunk. 25 persons lost from a total of 44.
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