british Williams O. & Watkin & Co. (Williams Owen & Watkin & Co., Golden Cross Line Ltd.) SS Newton Pine [+1942]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1925
is nickname no
weight (tons) 4212  grt
dimensions 111.3 x 15.5 x 7.6 m
engine Steam triple expansion engine.
armament armed merchant ship
power 380  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 276
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 15/10/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.47rank: 595
about people
John Priestman & Co. Ltd., Southwick (Sunderland)
engine by
Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Middlesbrough
last owner
[1]Williams O. & Watkin & Co. (Williams Owen & Watkin & Co., Golden Cross Line Ltd.), Cardiff
SS Newton Pine [+1942]
period 1941 ~ 1942
prev. owners
[2]Ridley J., Son & Tully - Tyneside Line, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
SS Newton Pine
period 1927 ~ 1941
[3]Cliffside Shipping Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
SS Fernlea
period 1925 ~ 1927
captain Daniel Wright Fowle
complement 7
no. of crew 39
about the wreck
depth (m.) 3450 max. / -- min. (m)
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Allen Tony25/10/2007Newton Pine SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 4212 tons built in 1925. On the 15th October 1942 when on route from HULL 26 SEP 42 for HALIFAX ,LEFT LOCH EWE 3 OCT 42 in ballast she was torpedoed by U-410 and sunk. Crew of 47 lost.
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 Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Middlesbrough
Richardsons, Westgarth Co of Low Street, Sunderland were marine engineers in Hartlepool 1900 – 1982 --- Hartlepool Engine Works, Hartlepool; Commercial Street, Middlesbrough; Scotia Engine Works, Sunderland
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