dutch SS Leticia [+1940]
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nationality dutch
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam
date built 1928
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status
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details
weight (tons) 2850  grt
dimensions 93 x 15.3 x 4.6 m
engine 2x 3 cyl triple expansion engines, twin screws
power 1500  h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 197
IMO/Off. no. 5606790
call sign
PJAP  
PJAP
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 27/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
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builder
Cantieri Navale Triestino, Monfalcone
engine by
Rotterdamsche Droogdok Mij. N. V., Rotterdam
owner
Curaçaosche Scheepvaart Maatschappij N. V. (Csm), Willemstad
captain Gilde, J.J.'T
no. of crew 30
about the wreck
depth (m.) 2500 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 29/08/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 30/01/2013
 
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Allen Tony27/06/2011SS Leticia was a Dutch cargo steam tanker of 2,850 tons built in 1928. On the 27th June 1940 when on route from CURACAO for FALMOUTH carrying a cargo of 2589 tons gas oil she was attacked by German submarine U-47 with gunfire and sunk. 2 crew lost from a total crew 30.
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