canadian SS Thordoc (+1940)
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general
nationality canadian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1908
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2158  grt
dimensions 75.6 x 13.1 x -- m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine
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yard no. 798
IMO/Off. no. 125442
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 30/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend
last owner
[1]Paterson N. M. & Sons
SS Thordoc (+1940)
period 1927 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 125442
prev. owners
[2]Gardiner James & Co. - Western S.S. Co., Glasgow
SS J. A. McKee
period 1908 ~ 1927
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 26/04/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 09/09/2012
 
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Lettens Jan26/04/2008SS Thordoc; 2158 tons; Registered at Fort William, Ontario, Canada. Registration no. 125442.

On the 30th March 1940, SS Thordoc ran aground, off Winging Point, near fourchu Light when 20nm South of Louisburg NS. She was in ballast at the time.
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 Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, museum.gov.ns.ca


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About Builders
 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend
From: Janes Fighting Ships 1919

SWAN. HUNTER & WIGHAM RICHARDSON, LTD. (WALLSEND-ON-TYNE), Twenty-one building berths, fifteen of which are served by overhead electric cranes. Four berths covered in. Employees : about 8000. Annual gross shipbuilding capacity (1918) : 150,000 tons. Engine works : 100,000 H.P. output per year.

The dry docks dept, includes a large repairing yard with two graving docks and two floating docks. Engine works have developed the Neptune and Polar marine oil engines. Total area of works : 78 acres. Water frontage : 4000 ft. Shipyard also at Southwick-on-Wear, with three building berths. Allied firms are the Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co., Ltd.. Wallsend ; Barclay. Curle & Co., Ltd., of Whiteinch, Govan. Elderslie and Glasgow.


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