norwegian MV Belmoira (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1928
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 3214  grt
dimensions 100.5 x 15 x 6.5 m
engine 1 diesel engine 4 cyl. 2T single acting Sulzer DM
power 387  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 1027
call sign
LGCA  
LGCA
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 30/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
owner
Smith Christen, Oslo (old Christiania)
captain Mortensen
no. of crew 25
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entered 25/08/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 02/12/2011
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Belmoira was a Norwegian Cargo steamer built in 1928 and off 3214 tons and owned by SMITH, CHRISTEN. SKIBS-A/S BELSHIPS CO LTD. She was on route from RUFISQUE for AVONMOUTH in ballast when she was torpedoed by U-26 and sunk. All the crew were saved.

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 Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
The company was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century. Armstrong Whitworth engaged in the construction of armaments, ships, locomotives, automobiles, and aircraft.
 
 
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