british Law Thomas & Co. - Shire Line SV Dumfriesshire [+1915]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type barque - bark
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1890
status
live live
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weight (tons) 2622  grt
dimensions 95.6 x 12.8 x 7.4 m
material steel
rigging 4 masts, donkey steam engine. Rigged with skysails, royal sails, over double top- and single topgallant sails
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IMO/Off. no. 97594
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 28/06/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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builder
Russell & Co. Ltd., Greenock
owner
Law Thomas & Co. - Shire Line, Glasgow
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 114 max. / 108 min. (m)
orientation 158°
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war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 24/08/2007
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last update 16/08/2013
 
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Lettens Jan23/08/2010Dumfriesshire, built by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow in 1890 and owned at the time of her loss by Shire Line (T. Law & Co), Glasgow, was a British steel 4-masted barque of 2622 tons.

On June 28th, 1915, Dumfriesshire, on a voyage from San Francisco to Dublin with a cargo of barley, was sunk by the German submarine U-24 (Rudolf Schneider), 25 miles southwest of the Smalls. There were no casualties.
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Allen Tony07/09/2007Dumfriesshire was a British Merchant sailing vessel of 2,622grt. On the 28th June 1915 when on route from San Francisco for Dublin she was torpedoed by German submarine U-24 and sunk when 25 miles SW from Smalls, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
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