british SS Brinkburn [+1943]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1598  grt
dimensions 74.7 x 11.3 x 5.5 m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine, 2 boilers, 1 screw
power 186  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 287
IMO/Off. no. 148346
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 21/06/1943  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.27rank: 623
about people
builder
John Priestman & Co. Ltd., Southwick (Sunderland)
engine by
Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
owner
Marshall Septimus & Co. - Enfield Steamships Co. Ltd., Sunderland
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 1500 max. / -- min. (m)
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protected
war grave
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entered by Claes Johnny
entered 20/06/2008
last update Racey Carl
last update 02/05/2014
 
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[1] Lettens Jan14/06/2009
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Claes Johnny20/06/2008At 09.30 hours on 21 Jun, 1943, the Brinkburn (Master Norman Johnson) in convoy TE-22 was torpedoed and sunk by U-73 west of Algiers. The master, 21 crew members and five gunners were lost. One crew member and five gunners were rescued by landing craft and a fishing vessel and landed at Algiers.
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 Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
George Clark of Southwick Engine Works, Crown Road, Southwick, Sunderland
 
 
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