norwegian Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B SS Arcturus (+1939)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1910
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1277  grt
dimensions 70 x 10.7 x 4.88 m
engine triple expansion engines
power 132  n.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 166
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.9rank: 654
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builder
Bergens Mekaniske Verksteder A/S - BMV, Bergen
owner
Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B, Bergen
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 26/08/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 01/12/2010
 
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Allen Tony23/03/2009Arcturus SS was a Norwegian Cargo steamer of 1277 tons built in 1910 by Bergens M/V. When on route from BURNTISLAND for TRONDHEIM on the 1st December 1939 carrying a cargo of general stores, tea, gas stoves, steelwire, shoes, machinery she was torpedoed by German submarine U-31 and sunk. 9 crew lost.
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