british SS Moortoft (+1939)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1927
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 870  grt
dimensions 61.7 x 9.8 x 3.7 m
engine triple expansion engine
power 75  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 83
about the loss
cause lost foundered
date lost 03/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.13rank: 647
about people
builder
Porsgrund Mekaniske Vaerksted, Porsgrund (Porsgrunn)
last owner
[1]Donking T. H. & Sons - Kingdon Steamship Co - Toft Steamship Co., Middlesbrough
SS Moortoft (+1939)
period 1936 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]Olsen & Ugelstad, Oslo (old Christiania)
SS Frisco
period 1930 ~ 1936
[3]Reim, Chr., Porsgrund (Porsgrunn)
SS Frisco
period 1927 ~ 1930
captain
no. of crew 13
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 06/07/2011
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 19/08/2012
 
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Vleggeert Nico06/07/2011The British SS Moortoft was lost without a trace after she sailed Goole on December 3rd 1939 for Calais.
ref. used: 
 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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Donking T. H. & Sons - Kingdon Steamship Co - Toft Steamship Co., Middlesbrough

Kingdon Steamship Co. Ltd
 
 
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