british Canadian Pacific Steamships (Canadian Pacific Ocean Serv., Canadian Pacific Nav., Canadian Pacific Railway) SS Beaverburn ? (OA-84) [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam turbine
date built 1927
status
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weight (tons) 9874  grt
dimensions 153.3 x 18.8 x 9.1 m
engine 2 Parsons steam turbines, 4 Yarrow boilers, dual shaft, 2 screws
power  
speed 15.5  knots
yard no. 1192
IMO/Off. no. 160187
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 05/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 668
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builder
Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
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Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
owner
Canadian Pacific Steamships (Canadian Pacific Ocean Serv., Canadian Pacific Nav., Canadian Pacific Railway), Liverpool
captain Thomas Jones
no. of crew 77
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entered 26/06/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/02/2014
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Vessel was Canadian owned but British Registered. Built in 1927 and owned by CANADIAN PACIFIC STEAMSHIPS LTD. She was on route from LONDON for ST JOHNS New Brunswick carrying a general cargo including turbine parts, raw skins, briar pipes, carpets. One crew lost. She was torpedoed by U-41.
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Canadian Pacific Steamships (Canadian Pacific Ocean Serv., Canadian Pacific Nav., Canadian Pacific Railway), Liverpool

Canadian Pacific was a Canadian company which owned ships, trains and planes:

The original company was Canadian Pacific Railway Co. incorporated in 1882 as a Canadian company.

In 1901, Canadian Pacific Navigation Co. was bought.

In 1915, Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd. was formed in Liverpool.

In 1921 the name was changed to Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd.

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 Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
Very famous builder from Dumbarton, established in 1840. Closed down in 1960. The elephant is symbol for the company's strength.
 
 
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