british Coast Lines Ltd. - Powell, Bacon & Hough MV Pacific Coast (+1939)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coastal cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1935
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1210  grt
dimensions 79.7 x 11.58 x 5.5 m
material steel
engine 2 x 5 cyl. 2SCSA diesel engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
power 312  n.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
yard no. 357
IMO/Off. no. 164258
about the loss
cause lost explosion
date lost 09/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.4rank: 664
about people
builder
Ardrossan Dockyard & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Ardrossan
engine by
British Auxiliaries Ltd., Glasgow
owner
Coast Lines Ltd. - Powell, Bacon & Hough, Liverpool
captain Williams H.E.
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 04/04/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 09/11/2013
 
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Allen Tony04/04/2008Pacific Coast MV was a British Coaster of 1,210 tons built in 1935 by Ardrossan Dockyard and powered by 2 x 2S CSA 5cy, giving 10.5 knots, Twin Screws, engines built by British Auxiliaries Ltd, Glasgow for Coast Lines Ltd. On the 9th November 1939 she was destroyed by an internal explosion while in Brest harbour. Captain H.E. Williams and three of the crew were killed.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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Coast Lines Ltd. - Powell, Bacon & Hough, Liverpool

The world's largest coastal liner Group including the parent Coast Lines, Belfast S.S. Co. Ltd, B + I Steam Packet Co. Ltd, Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company, coastal tramp companies and the fleets serving the Channel Isles, Orkney + Shetlands Islands, and South African coasts. Based in Liverpool this group owned many passenger liners.
 
 
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