norwegian MV Beaulieu (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1930
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 6114  grt
dimensions 120.8 x 16.8 x 9.85 m
material steel
engine 1 x 6cyl. 2SCSA Diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 583  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 1063
about the loss
cause lost charges/explosives
other reasons scuttled
date lost 04/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.4rank: 664
about people
builder
Vickers-Armstrong Ltd., Barrow-In-Furness
engine by
Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
owner
Bjornstads Rederi A/S, Oslo (old Christiania)
captain
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 20/11/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 01/07/2014
 
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Vleggeert Nico23/02/2009The Norwegian tanker Beaulieu was captured by German auxiliary cruiser Widder and sunk by bombs placed on board when on route from Ponta Delgada for Caripto in ballast.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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 Vickers-Armstrong Ltd., Barrow-In-Furness
Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd

Armstrong W. G. & Whitworth Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
The company was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century. Armstrong Whitworth engaged in the construction of armaments, ships, locomotives, automobiles, and aircraft.
 
 
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