greek SS Calafatis [+1941]
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1917
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 4443  grt
dimensions 109.7 x 15.5 x 7.3 m
material steel
engine 3 cyl. triple expansion engines, single shaft, 1 screw, 2831 nrt
power 378  n.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 133
call sign
SWGU  
SWGU
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 04/02/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.18rank: 638
about people
builder
Uraga Drydock Co. Ltd., Uraga
engine by
Uraga Drydock Co. Ltd., Uraga
last owner
[1]Calafatis C. D., Syra (gr.)
SS Calafatis [+1941]
period 1927 ~ 1941
call sign: 
SWGU
prev. owners
[2]Cie De Navigation À Vapeur Cyprien Fabre & Cie, La Ciotat
SS Syria
period 1920 ~ 1927
[3]TSC - The Shipping Controller (WWI), London
SS War Syren
period 1917 ~ 1920
captain
no. of crew 31
about the wreck
depth (m.) 2600 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 28/08/2008
last update Lettens Jan
last update 29/12/2012
 
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[1] Lettens Jan13/09/2008
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Allen Tony27/04/2009The Greek steamship Calafatis SS was bombed and sunk by German aircraft on February 4th, 1941, in the North Atlantic. Eighteen of her crew were last seen in a boat in lat. 55° 40´ N., long. 14° 35´ W.
Siert Ingo04/01/2013Was sunk by German Focke-Wulf FW-200 naval bombers of the I./KG.40.
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