norwegian Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B SS Cygnus (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1920
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1334  grt
dimensions 72.8 x 11.1 x 4.9 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 165  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 28
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 25/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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builder
T. Huis de Merwede H., Papendrecht
engine by
Machinefabriek Bolnes, Bolnes
owner
Bergenske Dampskibsselskab A/B, Bergen
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entered by Claes Johnny
entered 08/12/2007
last update Allen Tony
last update 06/01/2013
 
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Allen Tony25/06/2009Cygnus SS was a Norwegian cargo steamer built in 1921 by T´Huis de Merwede, Papendrecht, Holland as the OCEAN Nr. 5 SS a Dutch cargo steamer. In 1921 she was renamed CYGNUS SS for new Norwegian owners.

On the 3rd July 1940 she was torpedoed and sunk by HMS Snapper (Lt. W.D.A. King), west of Hadryet, Norway
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