british Cockerline W. H. & Co. SS Albionic (+1940)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2468  grt
dimensions 88.45 x 13.44 x 6.37 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engines, single shaft, 1 screw
power 265  n.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
yard no. 133
IMO/Off. no. 147131
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 11/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.25rank: 627
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builder
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd., Greenock
owner
Cockerline W. H. & Co., Hull
captain
no. of crew 25
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entered 15/03/2009
last update Racey Carl
last update 11/09/2013
 
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Allen Tony05/06/2009
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Allen Tony05/06/2009

The British steamship Albionic SS, Capt. Thompson, left Wabana, Newfoundland on August 31st, 1940, for Liverpool with a cargo of iron ore. Nothing more was heard of the ship or her crew of 25.

Reported to have been sunk by German submarine U-99 when SSE of Rockall.

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[1] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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