estonian SS Mina (+1939)
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general
nationality estonian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1899
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1173  grt
dimensions 64.7 x 10.7 x 4.3 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, 1 screw
power 148  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 106
IMO/Off. no. 112618
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 13/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.17rank: 640
about people
builder
William Dobson & Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
last owner
[1]Michelmann J. & Adamson J.
SS Mina (+1939)
period 1928 ~ 1939
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
prev. owners
[2]Karystinakis L. A., Andros
SS Dolly
period 1927 ~ 1928
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
[3]Mesene J., Ithaca
SS Dolly
period 1925 ~ 1927
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
[4]Morgan B.J., Glasgow
SS Shenstone
period 1919 ~ 1925
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
[5]Frederick Jones & Co. - Abbey Line, Cardiff
SS Melrose Abbey
period 1918 ~ 1919
[6]Cambo Shipping Co., Middlesbrough
SS Southwood
period 1916 ~ 1918
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
[7]Malinconico, Torre Del Greco
SS Santa Groce
period 1914 ~ 1916
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
[8]Cory-Wright, London
SS Southwood
period 1899 ~ 1914
IMO/Off. no.: 112618
captain Leppik, Boris
no. of crew 17
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Mina was a cargo steamer on 1173 tons and built in 1899. She was formerly called PARNU up to 1939. On the 13th December 1939 when on route from LONDON 12th December 1939 for HULL and GOTHENBURG in ballast she was torpedoed by U-57 and sunk. 17 crew were lost.

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