norwegian SV Lota (+1915)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type barque - bark (ex-cargo ship)
propulsion sail and motor
date built 1891
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1383  grt
dimensions 70.7 x 11.3 x 6.6 m
material steel
engine 2 x DM mounted 1915
power  
speed  
yard no. 171
call sign
MLFC  
MLFC
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 10/09/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
last owner
[1]Hannevig Chr., Horten
SV Lota (+1915)
period 1912 ~ 1915
call sign: 
MLFC
prev. owners
[2]Turner, Edwards & Co., Bristol
SV Lota
period 1900 ~ 1912
IMO/Off. no.: 102371
[3]McDonald, Adams & Co., Greenock
SV Lota
period 1891 ~ 1900
IMO/Off. no.: 102371
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
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war grave
references
references
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updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 26/04/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 16/07/2013
 
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Lettens Jan25/08/2012SV LOTA

Built by Robt. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland (#171); 1383 grt, 1285 nrt; 232.0 x 37.0 x 21.6; 2x DM engines in 1915

On September 10th, 1915, the Norwegian barque SV LOTA, owned at the time of her loss by Hannevig, Chr., Horten, was on a voyage from Philadelphia Pa to Marseille with a cargo of petroleum, when she was wrecked, off Sable Island.

From Norway sources:

  • 1891: Aug.: Levert som LOTA for Turner, Edwards & Co., Bristol, UK
  • 1912: April: Solgt til Chr. Hannevig, Horten
  • 1915: April: Overført til Transatlantic Motor Ship Co. (Chr. Hannevig, Horten), Kristiania
  • 1915: 10.09. : Grunnstøtte på Sable Island på reise Philadelphia PA – Marseille med petroleum.


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About Builders
 Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
Bridge Dockyard, Sunderland. - Robert Thompson opened his North Sands yard in 1846. His son, Robert, opened a yard at Southwick in 1854, while another son, Joseph Lowes, took over the yard at North Sands in 1860 and changed the company name to J. L. Thompson. Robert Thompson Jnr’s yard closed in 1933. J L Thompson’s yard was closed in 1979, although the fitting out quay was used by Doxford’s and Laing’s. St Peter’s Campus of Sunderland University now stands on the site.

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