british Hutchinson J. & P. SS Plutus (+1917)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1910
status
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weight (tons) 1189  grt
dimensions 70.1 x 10.67 x -- m
engine Triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
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yard no. 85
IMO/Off. no. 129470
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 24/04/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 669
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Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co., Campbeltown (Scotland)
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Hutchinson J. & P., Glasgow
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entered 24/04/2008
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[1] Lettens Jan01/08/2011
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Lettens Jan01/08/2011SS Plutus, built by Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co. in 1910 and owned at the time of her loss by J. & P. Hutchison, Glasgow, was a British steamer of 1189 tons.

On April 24th, 1917, Plutus, on a voyage from Rouen to Barry Roads in ballast, was sunk by the German submarine UC-47 (Paul Hundius), 9 miles NNW of Trevose Head. 1 person was lost.
Allen Tony24/04/2008Plutus SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 1,189 tons built in 1910 by Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Yard No 85 for J. & P.Hutchison, Glasgow. On the 24th April 1917 she was torpedoed by German submarine UC-47 when 9 miles NNW of Trevose Head and on passage from Rouen for Barry.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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Hutchinson J. & P. , Glasgow

Merged with James Moss in 1934 to form the Moss Hutchinson Co.
 
 
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