german Norddeutscher Lloyd - Ndl - North German Lloyd SS Koln (III) (+1940)
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general
nationality german
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1922
is nickname no
status
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weight (tons) 7881  grt
dimensions 144.5 x 18.5 x 10 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 556  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 591
IMO/Off. no. 5605771
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 26/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Bremer Vulkan (Vegesack), Bremen
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Bremer Vulkan (Vegesack), Bremen
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Norddeutscher Lloyd - Ndl - North German Lloyd, Bremen
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 12/05/2009
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last update 22/12/2010
 
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Allen Tony12/05/2009The German passenger/cargo steamer Koln SS was built in 1922 by Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack, Germany. In 1934 she was converted in a cargo steamer of 7881 grt. When carrying 9,000 tons of iron ore from Lulea to Hamburg on June 26th, 1940, when she went ashore at Argosgrund, S. of Gefle, and broke in two.
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 Bremer Vulkan (Vegesack), Bremen
Founded in 1805 in Bremen.

Built U-boats in WWI under license in the Germaniawerft in Kiel.

Built 74 VII type u-boats in WWII.

Went bankrupt in 1996.
 
 
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