british Brocklebank T. & J. Ltd. - Thomas & John SS Mahratta [+1909]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1892
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weight (tons) 5679  grt
dimensions 135.9 x 15 x 9.1 m
material steel
engine 2 triple expansion engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
power 429  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 246
IMO/Off. no. 99366
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 19/04/1909  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
engine by
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
owner
Brocklebank T. & J. Ltd. - Thomas & John, Liverpool
captain
no. of crew 90
no. of passengers 17
about the wreck
depth (m.) 15 max. / 1.8 min. (m)
orientation 100°
protected
war grave
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entered 19/10/2005
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last update 01/06/2014
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Mahratta, 446x49.2x30 feet, powered by a 429 nhp triple expansion engine, was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was carrying a general cargo from Calcutta.
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About Owners
 
Brocklebank T. & J. Ltd. - Thomas & John, Liverpool

Founded in 1801 in Whitehaven

In 1819, the company moved to Liverpool.

After WWII, the company had only eleven ships.

In 1968, Brocklebank pooled its ships with Cunard in the company Cunard-Brocklebank Ltd.

Stopped existing in 1983.
 
About Builders
 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Harland and Wolff was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland and Hamburg-born Gustav Wilhelm Wolff. Based in Belfast at Queen’s Island, Harland and Wolff are a huge and very important shipbuilding company. The shipbuilding complex is only one of two yards left in the U.K. capable of building large merchant ships. The yard was most well known for building high-class transatlantic passenger liners and was considered to be the best in the world. The company has built over 1700 ships at four yards and has been in operation for over 135 years.

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