german SS Ilsenstein [+1940]
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general
nationality german
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1904
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8216  grt
dimensions 136.6 x 17.2 x -- m
engine 2 x triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed 13  knots
yard no. 205
about the loss
cause lost blockship
other reasons deliberate
date lost 18/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd., Belfast
last owner
[1]Bernstein Red Star Line
SS Ilsenstein [+1940]
period 1928 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd. (R. Shaw & W. Savill), London
SS Matatua
period 1904 ~ 1928
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 8 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 18/10/2005
last update Allen Tony
last update 12/03/2014
 
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Very broken and spread.

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Allen Tony31/08/2011Ilsenstein was sunk in 1940 as a Blockship in 8 metres of water. Vessel was 448 feet in length. Scraping was commenced by Metal Industries, Rosyth in 1939 but ceased the same year.
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