norwegian Klaveness A. F. & Co. D/S A/S MV Snestad [+1940]
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nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1926
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 4114  grt
dimensions 121 x 16.5 x 7 m
material steel
engine 1 diesel engine
power 439  n.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
yard no. 149
IMO/Off. no. 5606482
call sign
LCYK  
LCYK
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 11/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 664
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builder
Kockums Varv (Mek. Verkstad), Malmö
engine by
Kockums Varv (Mek. Verkstad), Malmö
owner
Klaveness A. F. & Co. D/S A/S, Oslo (old Christiania)
captain
no. of crew 36
about the wreck
depth (m.) 1200 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
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war grave
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entered 01/09/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/09/2012
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Snestad was a Norwegian motor cargo vessel of 4114 tons and built in 1926 and owned by KLAVENESS & CO A/S, A, F, . SKIBS-A/S SNESTAD. On the 11th February 1940 when on route from BERGEN for PHILADELPHIA in ballast she was torpedoed by U-52 and sunk. 2 crew were reported missing.
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