italian SS Lodoletta (+1940)
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general
nationality italian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1904
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2822  grt
dimensions 97.3 x 13.8 x 6.5 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 311 
speed knots
yard no. 138
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 03/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
William Dobson & Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
engine by
North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
last owner
[1]Gavarone Giovanni, Genoa
SS Lodoletta (+1940)
period 1939 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Industrie Navali S. A. - INSA, Genoa
SS Lodoletta
period 1933 ~ 1939
[3]Levante Soc. di Nav. Marittima, Rijeka (Fiume)
SS Conte Stefano Tisza
period 1925 ~ 1933
[4]Levante Soc. di Nav. Marittima, Rijeka (Fiume)
SS Grof Tisza Istvan
period 1920 ~ 1925
[5]Hungarian Levant Co. Ltd., Rijeka (Fiume)
SS Grof Tisza Istvan
period 1904 ~ 1920
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
references
[1] Miramar Ship Index
[2] Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
updates
entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 02/03/2011
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 08/07/2011
 
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Vleggeert Nico02/03/2011The Italian steamship Lodoletta was bombed by British aircraft and sank off Djerna, Libya.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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About Builders
 North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
North Eastern Marine Engineering Co of South Docks, Sunderland was formed in 1860. Engine builders in Sunderland and Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. By 1889 the company's works at Sunderland and Wallsend have supplied 100 vessels afloat with their triples fitted. In 1925 sees the Application of Superheated Steam to Marine Engines at both Wallsend and Sunderland. Also now manufacturing marine engines, turbines, marine oil engines, boilers, condensers, feed and ballast pumps, evaporators, feed-water cleaners and heaters, circulating pumps etc. In 1938 became North Eastern Marine Engineers Co. (1938) Ltd., Sunderland.

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