brazilian SS Olinda (+1942)
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general
nationality brazilian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1905
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 4053  grt
dimensions 109.8 x 15.3 x 5.18 m
material steel
engine 3 cyl triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 1820  i.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 181
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 18/02/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Hamilton Wm. & Co, Glasgow
last owner
[1]Cia Carbonífera Rio Grandense, Rio De Janeiro
SS Olinda (+1942)
period 1934 ~ 1942
prev. owners
[2]Koninklijke Hollandsche Lloyd (Royal Holland Lloyd), Amsterdam
SS Kennemerland
period 1912 ~ 1934
[3]Japp & Kirby, London
SS Cara
period 1905 ~ 1912
IMO/Off. no.: 120911
captain Benemond, Jacob
no. of crew 46
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Allen Tony
entered 03/01/2008
last update Tenca Fabio
last update 28/12/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan28/12/2013
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Allen Tony03/01/2008Olinda SS was a Brazilian Cargo Steamer of 4,053 tons built in 1905. On the 18th February 1942 when on route from PERNAMBUCO & ST LUCIA for NEW YORK carrying a cargo of cocoa & castor beans when she was sunk by German submarine U-432. Crew of 46 saved.
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About Builders
 Hamilton Wm. & Co, Glasgow
Glen Yard, Glasgow
 
 
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