british Mossgiel Steamship Co. Ltd. - Bruce John & Co. SS Balmore [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1920
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1935  grt
dimensions 85.4 x 12.8 x 5.79 m
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 230  n.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 403
IMO/Off. no. 143762
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 11/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.27rank: 623
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builder
Greenock & Grangemouth Dockyard Co. Ltd., Greenock
last owner
[1]Mossgiel Steamship Co. Ltd. - Bruce John & Co., Glasgow
SS Balmore [+1940]
period 1937 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 143762
prev. owners
[2]Denholm J. & J. Ltd. - Denholm Line Steamers, Greenock
SS Rowanpark
period 1920 ~ 1929
IMO/Off. no.: 143762
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 4300 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 16/04/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 26/04/2014
 
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[1] Lettens Jan05/12/2008
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Vleggeert Nico05/09/2008The British steamship Balmore was bombed and sunk by German aircraft on November llth, 1940, about 300 miles S.W. of Ireland. All of the crew of 27 were lost.
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