chilean SS Moraleda (+1940)
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general
nationality chilean
purpose transport
type ferry
propulsion steam
date built 1912
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 778  grt
dimensions 54.9 x 9 x 6.2 m
engine triple expansion engine
power 121  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 150
IMO/Off. no. 5603431
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 03/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.67rank: 569
about people
builder
Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted, Trondheim
last owner
[1]Chilean State Railway, Valparaiso
SS Moraleda (+1940)
period 1938 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 5603431
prev. owners
[2]Kristiansands Dampskipsselskap
SS Skagen
period 1912 ~ 1938
IMO/Off. no.: 5603431
captain
no. of crew 41
no. of passengers 58
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depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 07/07/2011
last update Avec43
last update 13/02/2012
 
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Vleggeert Nico07/07/2011The Chilean ferry SS Moraleda- formerly the Norwegian SS Skagen- struck on Lynch Rock, Fairway Island and sank with the loss of 67 passengers and crew. The Norwegian SS Vest rescued 32 survivors.
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