italian MV Arca (+1942)
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general
nationality italian
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1885
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2238  grt
dimensions 86.84 x 12.31 x 6.98 m
engine 2 diesel engines
power 281  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 225
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 26/10/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Oswald, Mordaunt & Co., Southampton
last owner
[1]Leonardo Arrivabene Soc. Anon
MV Arca (+1942)
period 1940 ~ 1942
prev. owners
[2]Rasmussen Sigvard, Haugesund
MV Haugar
period 1922 ~ 1940
[3]Ross W. H. & Co.(Thistle Line), Liverpool
Scottish Glens
period 1885 ~ 1922
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entered by Claes Johnny
entered 23/01/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 14/04/2012
 
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Claes Johnny23/01/2008
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Allen Tony23/03/2009The Italian motorship Arca MV was built in 1885 by Oswald Mordaunt, Woolston, England as the SCOTTISH GLENS SS for W. H. Ross & Co, Liverpool. In 1922 she was engined and the weight increased from 2,116 grt to 2,194 grt and equipped with 2 x diesels. In 1922 she was renamed HAUGAR SS and in 1940 ARCA SS. She was sunk by the British submarine HMS TAKU on October 26th, 1942, in the Aegean Sea when 9 miles South of Chios.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
Levano Hervé20/05/2014ex SCOTTISH GLENS; nel '22 il veliero verrà motorizzato, trasformato in cisterna e ribattezzato HAUGAR; nel '40 la cisterna verrà venduta all'armatore italiano Arrivabene che la ribattezzerà ARCA: verrà affondata in Egeo nell'ottobre '42.
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  naviearmatori.net


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