british SS Primrose Hill (+1942)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1941
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 7628  grt
dimensions 128.23 x 18.38 x -- m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
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yard no. 448
IMO/Off. no. 168208
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 29/10/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.3rank: 667
about people
builder
Hamilton Wm. & Co, Glasgow
owner
Ruthi & Kuluku - Dorset Steamship Co. Ltd., London
captain Mackenzie, Maxwell Dunnett
complement 8
no. of crew 41
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 09/05/2008
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last update 25/06/2014
 
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Allen Tony09/05/2008Primrose Hill SS was a British Cargo Steamer of 7,628 tons built in 1941 by William Hamilton & Co, Port Glasgow, Yard No 448 for Ruthi & Kuluku. On the 29th October 1942 she was torpedoed and sunk by submarine U-D5 North West of Cape Verde Islands.
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