american Bull A. H. & Co. Inc. SS Lillian (+1939)
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nationality american
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1920
is nickname no
live live
weight (tons) 3482  grt
dimensions 100 x 14.1 x 7 m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 292  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 3467
IMO/Off. no. 219716
about the loss
cause lost collision
other reasons fog
date lost 27/02/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
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Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
last owner
[1]Bull A. H. & Co. Inc., New York
SS Lillian (+1939)
period 1922 ~ 1939
IMO/Off. no.: 219716
prev. owners
[2]United States Government
SS Maddequet
period 1920 ~ 1922
IMO/Off. no.: 219716
captain Frank Buyer
about the wreck
depth (m.) 50 max. / 34.7 min. (m)
war grave
 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
entered by Allen Tony
entered 11/09/2010
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last update 30/11/2013
[1] Lettens Jan19/12/2012
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Allen Tony11/09/2010The Northern Lillian sank due to the collision with SS Wiegand in dense fog at night, carrying sugar from Puerto Rico to NY. The Lillian struck the vessels starboard side at 33 degrees.
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About Builders
 Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding division was created in 1905 when it acquired the San Francisco shipyard Union Iron Works in 1905.
In 1917 it was incorporated as Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation , Limited, otherwise known as BethShip.

Headquarters were in Quincy , Massachusetts after acquiring Fore River Shipyard in 1913 and later in Sparrows Point, Maryland in 1964.

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