dutch Halcyon Lijn N.V. SS Stad Alkmaar [+1940]
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1940
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 5799  grt
dimensions 144.5 x 17.9 x 8.3 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 2700  h.p.
speed 11.5  knots
yard no. 669
IMO/Off. no. 5614125
call sign
PHQQ  
PHQQ
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 07/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.14rank: 644
about people
builder
Wilton Feijenoord N. V, Rotterdam
engine by
Werkspoor N. V., Amsterdam
owner
Halcyon Lijn N.V., Rotterdam
captain Neef, W.G. De
about the wreck
depth (m.) 50 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Egkw
entered 10/10/2005
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 08/10/2012
 
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[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Gyssens Réjane27/06/2007

Big cargo Hansa Line, deepest point -50m.

Dive12518/02/2006

big and dark

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Lettens Jan23/06/2009

Dived this impressive wreck in June 2009. Good dive, deepest point at scour 50 metres. Divers have found crockery with initials HL, Halcyon Line.
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Eekelers Dirk25/01/2006STAD ALKMAAR

Built 1940 by Wilton Feyenoord, Rotterdam; 5.799 tons; DWT : 10,259 ton; 134.45x18.07x7.89; engine T.E.M., Werkspoor 2.700 hp. Halcyon Lijn Rotterdam;

The Stad Alkmaar was in the convoy FS273, from Cuba to London via Mathil, when on 7th September 1940, she was torpedoed by German schnellboote S-33 and S-36. 14 people were killed.
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O Rourke Mick21/04/2010[EN]

WAR CABINET WEEKLY RESUME (No. 54)

NAVAL, MILITARY AND AIR -SITUATION from 12 noon September 5th to 12 noon September 12th,1940 Lists Ships lost in September 1940
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