british Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line) SS Sagaing (+1942)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 7994  grt
dimensions 138.6 x 13.7 x -- m
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 3 Scotch boilers
power  
speed 13.5  knots
yard no. 1167
IMO/Off. no. 148845
about the loss
cause lost air raid
other reasons gunfire - shelled
date lost 09/04/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
owner
Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line), Glasgow
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 13/03/2010
last update Allen Tony
last update 09/04/2014
 
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Allen Tony13/03/2010Sagaing SS was a British passenger/cargo ship of 7,994 gross tons, 454.6ft x 61.2ft, single screw, speed 13 knots, accommodation for 137-1st class passengers. Launched 24th Dec.1924 by Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton for P. Henderson & Co., she was used on the UK - Burma service.

On 9th Apr.1942 while at anchor at Trincomalee she was bombed by Japanese carrier aircraft and set on fire. Abandoned, she drifted into Malay Cove where she was sunk by shellfire aimed below the waterline. The ship was sunk but most of the cargo of aircraft and ammunition was saved.
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About Builders
 Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
Very famous builder from Dumbarton, established in 1840. Closed down in 1960. The elephant is symbol for the company's strength.
 
 
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