british Hugh Hogarth & Sons Ltd. (Iberia Shipping, Kelvin Shipping, Hogarth Shipping) SS Baron Kinnaird (+1943)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1927
weight (tons) 3355  grt
dimensions 103.66 x 14.84 x 6.92 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 225  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 259
IMO/Off. no. 160121
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cause lost torpedo
date lost 11/03/1943  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.41rank: 606
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Napier & Miller Ltd., Glasgow
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Rowan David & Co., Glasgow
Hugh Hogarth & Sons Ltd. (Iberia Shipping, Kelvin Shipping, Hogarth Shipping), Glasgow
no. of crew 41
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entered by Claes Johnny
entered 11/03/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/08/2013
[1] Allen Tony17/04/2009
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Allen Tony05/04/2009The cargo ship Baron Kinnaird SS, Capt. L. Anderson, on a voyage from Loch Ewe to Macoris with a crew of 36 and six gunners, straggled from convoy ONS-169 on March 6th, 1943, about 700 miles E. of Newfoundland. On the 12th, when she was about 300 miles N.W. of her last sighted position, she was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine U-621 with the loss of all on board.
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Claes Johnny11/03/2008At 19.17 hours on 11 Mar, 1943, the Baron Kinnaird (Master Leslie Anderson), a straggler from convoy ONS-169 since 6 March, was torpedoed and sunk by U-621 northwest of Belle Ile. The master, 35 crew members and six gunners were lost.
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Hugh Hogarth & Sons Ltd. (Iberia Shipping, Kelvin Shipping, Hogarth Shipping), Glasgow

H. Hogarth & Sons, shipowners since 1862. In 1980 Lyle aquired the 50% of Scottish Ship Management, owned by H. Hogarth & Sons. The ships name started with 'Baron'. They managed many shipping companies: Iberia Shipping, Kelvin Shipping, Hogarth Shipping, Good Hope Shipping.
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