british MV Triaster (+1940)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1935
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 6032  grt
dimensions 133.4 x 17.7 x 7.6 m
material steel
engine 1 diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 653  n.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
yard no. 872
IMO/Off. no. 163577
call sign
GYGL  
GYGL
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
other reasons scuttled
date lost 08/12/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
owner
British Phosphate Commissioners, London
captain
no. of crew 74
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
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entered 12/01/2010
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Chipchase Nick12/01/2010Triaster was shelled and sunk by the German raiders Orion and Komet, off Nauru Island where she was used to carry phosphates to NZ and Australian ports.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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About Builders
 Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
Clark Kincaid Co. Greenock, was originaljy John G. Kincaids Co. Ltd. (Marine Engineers)
 
 
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