finnish SS Snabb (+1940)
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general
nationality finnish
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1904
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2317  grt
dimensions 91.32 x 13.26 x 5.67 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engines
power 239  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 375
call sign
OFAC  
OFAC
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 03/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 666
about people
builder
Readhead John & Sons Ltd., South Shields
engine by
Readhead John & Sons Ltd., South Shields
last owner
[1]Johansson, Algot. Rederi-a/b Snabb
SS Snabb (+1940)
period 1936 ~ 1940
call sign: 
OFAC
prev. owners
[2]Chandris, John D. (Chandris Lines)
SS Mari Chandris
period 1933 ~ 1936
call sign: 
OFAC
[3]Delmas Frères (Delmas Vieljeux), La Rochelle
SS Frank Delmas
period 1911 ~ 1933
call sign: 
OFAC
[4]Hain Steamship Co. Ltd. - Hain E. & Co. - Edward Hain, London
SS Tregarthen
period 1904 ~ 1911
call sign: 
OFAC
captain Gustafsson, Hannes
no. of crew 21
about the wreck
depth (m.)
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war grave
references
references
[1] Miramar Ship Index
[2]  uboat.net
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 11/10/2007
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last update 05/09/2012
 
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Allen Tony11/10/2007Snabb SS was a Finnish Cargo Steamer built in 1904 and of 2,317 tons. On the 3rd June 1940 she was on route from GREENOCK for DAKAR she she was attacked by gunfire from U-37 and sunk 300 miles off Cape Finisterre. 1 Crew lost.
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 Readhead John & Sons Ltd., South Shields
Readhead and Softley (1865~1872)
John Readhead & Co. (1872~1888)
Readhead & Sons (1888~1909)
John Readhead & Sons Ltd. (1909~)
 
 
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