german Vinnen F. A. & Co. SV Adolf Vinnen (II) [+1923]
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general
nationality german
purpose transport
type barque - bark
subtype/class Vinnen type barque
propulsion sail and motor
date built 1922
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1840  grt
dimensions 79.9 x 10.4 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine 5 masts, 4 cyl auxiliary diesel (350hp).
power 350  h.p.
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yard no. 424
call sign
QLRG  
QLRG
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 09/02/1923  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
owner
Vinnen F. A. & Co., Bremen
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no. of crew 45
about the wreck
depth (m.) 12 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered by Eekelers Dirk
entered 25/01/2006
last update Lettens Jan
last update 10/10/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007

Well broken into bits. Depth: 12 mtrs. Position: Bass/Hot Points, Lizard, South Cornwall.

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Lettens Jan27/01/2008Adolf Vinnen; 1840 tons; 262tx34x19.2 ft; 5 masted schooner, equipped with two diesel engines

Adolf Vinnen, just only 3 months old, was wrecked on her maiden voyage from Kiel to Barry for coal. On 9th February 1923, she was driven by a southerly gale into Green Lane Cove, ironically just under the Lloyds Signal Station. The crew of 24 were rescued by breeches buoy to the cliffs above.

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About Owners
 
Vinnen F. A. & Co., Bremen

Gustav Ulrich Vinnen and Carl Vinnen
 
About Builders
 Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft A. G., Kiel
Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft was a German shipbuilding company, located at Kiel, and one of the largest and most important builders of U-boats for the Kaiserliche Marine in World War I and the Kriegsmarine in World War II
 
 
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