british Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line) SS Ava (+1917)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type ocean liner
propulsion steam
date built 1906
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 5076  grt
dimensions 125.4 x 15.9 x 8.6 m
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 424  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 773
IMO/Off. no. 124135
about the loss
cause lost missing
date lost 26/01/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.92rank: 542
about people
builder
Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
owner
Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line), Glasgow
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 09/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 01/10/2013
 
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Jan Lettens01/08/2010The Royal Navy presumed that AVA was torpedoed and sunk SW of Ireland soon after sailing; no match in U-boat KTBs has been found to date.
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Allen Tony09/08/2008Ava SS was a British Passenger/Cargo Vessel of 5,076 tons built in 1906 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton, Yard No 773 for British & Burmese SN Co & Burmah SS Co. (P.Henderson & Co), Glasgow.

On the 26th January 1917 she was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-45 when SW of Ireland on route from Liverpool for Rangoon via Dakar. Crew of 92 lost.
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[1]  uboat.net
[2] Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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About Builders
 Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
Very famous builder from Dumbarton, established in 1840. Closed down in 1960. The elephant is symbol for the company's strength.
 
 
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