british Donaldson Line (Donaldson Bros.) SS Geraldine Mary [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 7244  grt
dimensions 129.6 x 17.1 x -- m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed 12  knots
yard no. 605
IMO/Off. no. 151629
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 04/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.3rank: 665
about people
builder
Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd., Barrow-In-Furness
owner
Donaldson Line (Donaldson Bros.), Glasgow
captain Sime, George Mccartney
no. of crew 51
about the wreck
depth (m.) 700 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 01/09/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 24/06/2014
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Geraldine Mary was a British cargo steamer of 7244 tons and built in 1924 and owned by the DONALDSON BROS & BLACK LTD. ANGLO-NEWFOUNDLAND and STEAMSHIP CO LTD. On the 4th August 1940 when on route from BOTWOOD for MANCHESTER carrying a cargo of 6112 tons newsprint pulp, 494 tons sulphite she was topedoed by U-52 and sunk. 3 crew lost from a total crew of 51.
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Donaldson Line (Donaldson Bros.), Glasgow

Known as Donaldson Atlantic Line , Donaldson Brother, Ltd., Donaldson South American Line. Established in 1855 as Donaldson Brothers.
 
 
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