dutch MV Antares [+1942]
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coastal cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1930
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 197  grt
dimensions 34.7 x 6.4 x 2.4 m
material steel
engine 1 x 4-cyl diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 120 
speed 7.5  knots
yard no. 69
call sign
PCRU  
PCRU
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 02/06/1942  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 671
about people
builder
Vos J. & Zn, Groningen
engine by
Appingedammer Brons Motorenfabriek, Appingedam
owner
Boerma L., Groningen
captain
no. of crew 5
about the wreck
depth (m.) 14 max. / 13 min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Jan Lettens
entered 06/08/2007
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 11/08/2014
 
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[1] Jan Lettens06/08/2007
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Jan Lettens30/03/2013On June 2nd, 1940, the Dutch cargo ANTARES, struck a mine and sank.
Jan Lettens06/08/2007Nedsprængt og faldet sammem ,højde 1-1,5 meter.; ; Kilde: Skawdyk Undervandsguide v. John Andersen; Motorfragtskib Antares (PCRU) fra Groningen, Holland; 147 brt. bygget 1930 af stål, lasten var træ, skibet brækket over efter; mineeksplosion 3.6.1942. Agterskibet sank umiddelbart efter.; Kilder: Erich Gröner, Die Handelsflotten der Welt 1942. Reprint 1976, J. F.; Lehmanns Verlag, München.; Dansk Søulykke-statistik.; Rettet den 25/01-1999.
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