greek Counties Ship Management Co. Ltd. - Kulukundis & Rethymnis SS Mount Athos [+1940]
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1913
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 3560  grt
dimensions 106.7 x 15.2 x 6.7 m
material steel
engine 3 cyl.triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 2182 nrt
power 331  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 278
call sign
SVHT  
SVHT
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 28/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.29rank: 621
about people
builder
Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
engine by
North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
last owner
[1]Counties Ship Management Co. Ltd. - Kulukundis & Rethymnis, London
SS Mount Athos [+1940]
period 1932 ~ 1940
call sign: 
SVHT
prev. owners
[2]Lambert F. H., Barnett & Co., London
SS Pentowy
period 1923 ~ 1932
[3]Iossifogl S.H., Piraeus
SS Iossifoglu
period 1913 ~ 1923
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 2550 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 28/07/2008
last update Siert Ingo
last update 19/02/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan17/02/2009
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Vleggeert Nico28/07/2008At 08.42 hours on 28 Nov, 1940, the Mount Athos was hit under the bridge by one torpedo from U-103 and sank by the stern within 4 minutes
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About Owners
 
Counties Ship Management Co. Ltd. - Kulukundis & Rethymnis, London

Originally Rethymnis and Kulukundis Ltd. Operating from London and Piraeus.
 
About Builders
 Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
Bridge Dockyard, Sunderland. - Robert Thompson opened his North Sands yard in 1846. His son, Robert, opened a yard at Southwick in 1854, while another son, Joseph Lowes, took over the yard at North Sands in 1860 and changed the company name to J. L. Thompson. Robert Thompson Jnr’s yard closed in 1933. J L Thompson’s yard was closed in 1979, although the fitting out quay was used by Doxford’s and Laing’s. St Peter’s Campus of Sunderland University now stands on the site.

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North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland
North Eastern Marine Engineering Co of South Docks, Sunderland was formed in 1860. Engine builders in Sunderland and Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. By 1889 the company's works at Sunderland and Wallsend have supplied 100 vessels afloat with their triples fitted. In 1925 sees the Application of Superheated Steam to Marine Engines at both Wallsend and Sunderland. Also now manufacturing marine engines, turbines, marine oil engines, boilers, condensers, feed and ballast pumps, evaporators, feed-water cleaners and heaters, circulating pumps etc. In 1938 became North Eastern Marine Engineers Co. (1938) Ltd., Sunderland.

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