finnish SS Hilda [+1940]
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general
nationality finnish
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1915
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1144  grt
dimensions 68.9 x 11.1 x 4.75 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 116  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 163
IMO/Off. no. 5603954
call sign
OHWV  
OHWV
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 21/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.5rank: 661
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builder
Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted, Trondheim
engine by
[1] Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted, Trondheim
last owner
[1]Homeri K.F.
SS Hilda [+1940]
period 1934 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 5603954
call sign: 
OHWV
prev. owners
[2]Thoraf Holta - Henneseid Rederi A/S, Porsgrund (Porsgrunn)
SS Bommestad
period 1916 ~ 1934
IMO/Off. no.: 5603954
[3]Lindvig A.O., Kragerø
SS Remus
period 1915 ~ 1916
IMO/Off. no.: 5603954
captain Antti Vene
no. of crew 15
about the wreck
depth (m.) 130 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
[1] Lloyd´s of London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping
[2] Miramar Ship Index
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 01/09/2006
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last update 30/07/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan14/06/2009
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Hilda was a Finnish cargo steamer of 1144 tons built in 1915. On the 21st June 1940 when on route from DUNKIRK and LA PALLICE for U.K carrying a cargo of 1000 tons wheat from Dunkirk & 492 tons wheat from La Pallice she was torpedoed by U-52 and sunk. 5 crew lost.
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