british SS Dalblair [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1926
status
live live
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weight (tons) 4608  grt
dimensions 128.17 x 16.49 x 7.38 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed 10  knots
yard no. 528
IMO/Off. no. 149413
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 29/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.24rank: 627
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builder
Scott Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. - John & Robert Scott, Greenock
owner
United Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Liverpool
captain
no. of crew 42
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 12/10/2007
last update Allen Tony
last update 29/08/2013
 
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Allen Tony12/10/2007Dalblair SS was a British Cargo Steamer built in 1926 and of 4,608 tons. She was owned by CAMPBELL BROS & CO. UNITED STEAM NAVIGATION CO LTD. On the 29th August 1940 when on route from THE TYNE for PHILADELPHIA via SCOTLAND in ballast she was torpedoed by U-100 and sunk. 24 men lost from a total crew 42.
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