norwegian Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B MV Cometa [+1940]
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1921
status
live live
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weight (tons) 3794  grt
dimensions 116.4 x 15.7 x 6.8 m
engine 2x 6cyl B.&W. diesel engines, twin screws.
power 629  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 26/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Burmeister & Wain's Maskin & Skibsbyggeri - B&W, Copenhagen (København)
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Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B, Bergen
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 28/08/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
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Allen Tony19/03/2008Cometa MV was a Norwegian cargo motor vessel built in 1921 and owned by BERGENSKE DAMPSKIBSSELSKAB, A/S DET. On the 26th March 1940 when on route from OSLO for BUENOS AIRES carrying 3250 tons general cargo she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-38 and sunk.
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