dutch Norddeutscher Lloyd - Ndl - North German Lloyd SS Borkum (+1939)
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1922
status
lifted lifted
details
weight (tons) 3670  grt
dimensions 112.7 x 15.5 x -- m
engine Triple expansion engine
power  
speed 10  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 23/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Nordseewerke GmbH, Emden
last owner
[1]Norddeutscher Lloyd - Ndl - North German Lloyd, Bremen
SS Borkum (+1939)
period 1936 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]Norddeutscher Lloyd - Ndl - North German Lloyd, Bremen
SS Ingram
period 1925 ~ 1936
[3]Roland Linie - Globus Reederei, Bremen
SS Ingram
period 1922 ~ 1925
[4]Argo Dampfschifffahrts Gesellschaft - Richard Adler & Söhne, Bremen
SS Antares
period 1922 ~ 1922
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entered 27/08/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 26/12/2010
 
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Allen Tony13/07/2010Borkum was a Dutch cargo steamer of 3670 tons and built in 1922 and owned by NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD. On the 23rd November 1939 when on route from ROSARIO for HAMBURG carrying a cargo of grain she was torpedoed by German submarine U-33 and heavily damaged by gunfire.

She was subsequently beached and later broken up at Rosyth on the 12th October 1940.
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