british Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co) SS Halo [+1945]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coal cargo ship (collier) (ex-WWI D-class standard cargo ship (br.))
propulsion steam
date built 1919
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2365  grt
dimensions 90.8 x 12.7 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine steam triple expansion engine, 1 screw
armament armed merchant ship
power 162  n.h.p.
speed knots
yard no. 96
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 22/01/1945  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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builder
Dublin Dockyard Co., Dublin
last owner
[1]Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co), London
SS Halo [+1945]
period 1919 ~ 1945
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[2]TSC - The Shipping Controller (WWI), London
SS War Brigade
period 1919 ~ 1919
captain
complement 5
no. of crew 22
about the wreck
depth (m.) 36 max. / 22.5 min. (m)
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protected
war grave
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[1] Lloyd's of London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping
[2]  mariners-l.co.uk
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entered by Van Holderbeke Hans
entered 10/06/2004
last update Racey Carl
last update 29/01/2012
 
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[1] Belmans Wim25/02/2014
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Kerger Denoix05/04/2004

Height: 10 meters. Cargo of ammunition, no signs of armament. 36m deep.

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Vleggeert Nico12/07/2010Torpedoed and sunk by German E-boats S-168 and S-176.
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007War Brigade (2) D 2365 284 41.9 B19 9.19 Completed as HALO, Gas Light & Coke Co. Ltd. (Stephenson Clarke & Co.), London; 22.1.45 torpedoed and sunk by E-boat 51.22N 02.24E
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007Friday, 21st March 1941 ´SS Halo´ (2,365t) cargo ship, was sunk by a mine off Beckton Pier, River Thames, as she arrived from the Tyne with a cargo of coal - she was later salvaged and on the 22nd January 1945 was torpedoed, W of Flushing, by an E-Boat whilst sailing from Caen to Antwerp, she sank in tow the following day.
Van Holderbeke Hans10/06/2004War Brigade (2) Completed as HALO, Gas Light & Coke Co. Ltd. (Stephenson Clarke & Co.), London; 22.1.45 torpedoed and sunk by E-boat 51.22N 02.24E (Lloyd’s war losses the second world war:) Voyage; Caen and Downs for Antwerp Cargo; Woods sleepers & Governement stores General; Crew 22 and 5 gunners, all saved. Taken in tow but sank at 1.45 a.m jan 23 1945. Wreck lies in 51 21 24 N 2 21 45 E.

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Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co), London

The Gas Light and Coke Company (GLCC), World’s First Public Supplier of Gas, were formed in 1812, the year of Napoleon’s great retreat from Moscow. In 1868, the GLCC received the Royal Assent to build a gas works along the side of the River Thames between the entrance of the Barking Creek and the Royal Victoria Dock.

Existed from 1812 - 1949. Not sure if the flag is correct. -- NORTH THAMES GAS BOARD from 01/05/49

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