british SS Olivegrove [+1939]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1929
status
unknown
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weight (tons) 4060  grt
dimensions 114.3 x 16 x -- m
engine triple expansion engine
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about the loss
cause lost torpedo
other reasons gunfire - shelled
date lost 07/09/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
owner
Grove Line Ltd., Glasgow
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 4600 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered 28/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 04/02/2010
 
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Allen Tony07/09/2009Olivegrove SS was a British Cargo steamer of 4060 tons built in 1929 and owned by GROVE LINE (GLASGOW) LTD.

On the 7th September 1940 when on route from PUERTO PADRE for LONDON carrying a cargo of sugar she was torpedoed without warning and sunk by German submarine U-33.
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