british Ulster Steamship Co. - G. Heyn & Sons Ltd. - Head Line SS Fanad Head [+1939]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1917
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 5200  grt
dimensions 118.9 x 15.5 x 8.8 m
material steel
engine Triple expansion engines
power 379  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 14/09/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd., Belfast
owner
Ulster Steamship Co. - G. Heyn & Sons Ltd. - Head Line, Belfast
captain George Pinkerton
no. of crew 33
no. of passengers 8
about the wreck
depth (m.) 350 max. / -- min. (m)
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war grave
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references
[1]  uboat.net
[2] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 26/08/2006
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[1] Lettens Jan17/02/2009
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Fanad Head was a British Cargo steamer of 5200 tons built in 1917 and owned by the ULSTER STEAMSHIP CO LTD (HEAD LINE). On the 14th September 1939 when on route from MONTREAL for BELFAST carrying a general cargo and grain she was torpedoed by U-30 and sunk by gunfire.
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