british Langlands M. & Sons SS Princess Victoria [+1915]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1894
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weight (tons) 1108  grt
dimensions 74.7 x 10.7 x 4.6 m
engine Triple expansion, two boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
power 210  n.h.p.
speed 12.5  knots
yard no. 123
IMO/Off. no. 102665
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 09/03/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Thompson W. B. & Co. Ltd., Dundee
Langlands M. & Sons, Liverpool
captain John Cubbin
complement 35
no. of passengers 0
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depth (m.) 34 max. / 24 min. (m)
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 Chris Michael, Wrecks Of Liverpool Bay Vol II
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entered 24/08/2007
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Lettens Jan23/08/2011SS Princess Victoria, built by W. B. Thompson & Co. Ltd., Dundee in 1894 and owned at the time of her loss by M. Langlands & Sons, Glasgow, was a British steamer of 1108 tons.

On March 9th, 1915, Princess Victoria, on a voyage from Aberdeen to Liverpool with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-20 (Walther Schwieger), 16 miles NWxN of Liverpool Bar lightvessel. There were no casualties.
Allen Tony24/08/2007Princess Victoria SS was a 1,108grt, British Merchantship. On the 9th March 1915 when 16 miles NW by N from Liverpool Bar Light Vessel she was torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine.
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Cosmodiver09/02/2010For a full account of the loss of the SS Princess Victoria to a torpedo from U20 and the current state of the wreckage underwater - see Wrecks of Liverpool Bay vol II
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