american SS Sambut [+1944]
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nationality american
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class Liberty EC2-S-C1
Liberty EC2-S-C1 Richard Montgomery SS [+1944]
propulsion steam
date built 1943
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 7219  grt
dimensions 134.6 x 17.3 x 11 m
material steel [*]
engine Triple expansion engine, two boilers, single screw.
armament 1 x stern mounted 4"/102 mm deck gun  [*]
power 2500  h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 742
about the loss
cause lost gunfire - shelled
date lost 00/06/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. - Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. - Kaiser Cargo Inc.
engine by
Iron Fireman Mfg.Co., Portland (Oregon)
owner
British Government, London
captain Willis Mark
about the wreck
depth (m.) 52 max. / 40 min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 15/07/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 21/05/2012


[*] means that the value was inherited from Richard Montgomery SS [+1944], the reference for Liberty EC2-S-C1.
 
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[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007

Tried to dive in 2005. Top 40m deep at HW, seabed at 52m. Impressive wreck on the sonar. Orientation: approximate NNW-SSE. Next to a cardinal buoy. Passage of Dover ferries nearby. Probably forbidden to dive.

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Slaats Martien21/01/2007SS Sambut Standard Liberty ship, sunk by gunfire in the Straits of Dover 1944. Hull no. 2064, laid down 26-7-1943, launched 14-8-1943
Removed Partner12/03/2008has a cargo from tank,s canno,s and amunition regarding lloyds register
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About Builders
 Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. - Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. - Kaiser Cargo Inc.
Henry J. Kaiser, established the shipbuilding company around 1939, specifically for the merchant shipping of the United States Maritime Commission. Kaiser constructed many Liberty ships, tankers and LSTs. Shipyards were located in San Francisco, Washington and Portland. The Kaiser Shipyards shut down at the end of the war.
 
 
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