norwegian Smedvig Peder SS Hundvaag [+1940]
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1908
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 686  grt
dimensions 55.8 x 8.8 x 3.6 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 110  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 1705
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 01/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 668
about people
builder
Van Vliet & Co - Scheepswerf & Machinefabriek De Merwede, Hardinxveld
engine by
North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
last owner
[1]Smedvig Peder, Stavanger
SS Hundvaag [+1940]
period 1934 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Pedersen P. Rederi A/S, Stavanger & Haugesund
SS Hundvaag
period 1926 ~ 1934
[3]Østbø Joh. T., Stavanger
SS Hundvaag
period 1924 ~ 1926
[4]Rongstad Thor, Sandnes
SS Haaland
period 1923 ~ 1924
[5]Kyllingstad Lars Th.
SS Haaland
period 1922 ~ 1923
[6]Scheepvaart En Steenkolen Mij. N. V., Rotterdam
SS Friesland
period 1908 ~ 1922
captain
no. of crew 15
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
[1]  sjohistorie.no
[2] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 15/07/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 06/07/2014
 
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Another position is reported at 51°06 133N-01°26 767E.

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Lettens Jan01/11/2010S/S Friesland; Built by Scheepsbouwwerf Van Vliet & Co, Neder-Hardinxveld in 1908 for Scheepvaart en Steenkolen Mij, later sold to different companies, the latest Hundvaag D/S Isjborn.

S/S Friesland was sunk by a mine on November 1st, 1940 while sailing from Immingham to Dover with a cargo of coals, off the Goodwin Lightship. One crew died.
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About Owners
 
Smedvig Peder , Stavanger

Smedvig started in 1915 as the shipping company Peder Smedvig Shipping Company by Peder Smedvig.
 
About Builders
 North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
North Eastern Marine Engineering Co of South Docks, Sunderland was formed in 1860. Engine builders in Sunderland and Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. By 1889 the company's works at Sunderland and Wallsend have supplied 100 vessels afloat with their triples fitted. In 1925 sees the Application of Superheated Steam to Marine Engines at both Wallsend and Sunderland. Also now manufacturing marine engines, turbines, marine oil engines, boilers, condensers, feed and ballast pumps, evaporators, feed-water cleaners and heaters, circulating pumps etc. In 1938 became North Eastern Marine Engineers Co. (1938) Ltd., Sunderland.

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