british Lyle Shipping Co. - The Cape Steam Shipping Co. SS Cape Howe (+1940)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1930
status
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weight (tons) 4443  grt
dimensions 114.3 x 16.2 x -- m
engine triple expansion engine
power  
speed 10  knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 21/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
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Lyle Shipping Co. - The Cape Steam Shipping Co., Glasgow
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 18/03/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 21/06/2009
 
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Allen Tony21/06/2009Cape Howe SS was a British Cargo steamer of 4,443 tons built in 1930 by Lithgows, Port Glasgow as the KNIGHT ALMONER SS a British cargo steamer for the Ottoman Line Ltd (Pardoe-Thomas), Newport. In 1934 she was renamed CAPE HOWE SS for Lyle Shipping Co.

On the 21st June 1940 she was torpedoed and sunk at 49.45N/08.47W
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