british SS Darcoila (+1940)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1928
status
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weight (tons) 4084  grt
dimensions 112.78 x 15.24 x 7.59 m
engine triple expansion engine
power 424  n.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 26/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
owner
Farco Shipping Co. Ltd.
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 27/08/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 17/08/2009
 
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Vleggeert Nico30/09/2008
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Vleggeert Nico30/09/2008At 13.37 hours on 26 Sep, 1940, the Darcoila (Master William Anderson), dispersed from convoy OB-217, was torpedoed and sunk by U-32 west of Ireland. The master and 30 crew members were lost
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Darcoila was a British cargo steamer of 4084 tons and built in 1928 and owned by DOUGLAS & RAMSEY . TROODOS SHIPPING CO LTD. On the 26th September 1940 when on route from BARRY 18th September 40 & MILFORD HAVEN 20th September 1940 for PHILADELPHIA in ballast she was torpedoed without warning by U-32 and sunk. 37 crew missing.

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