british SS Carnarvon (+1916)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1906
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 514  grt
dimensions 56.69 x 8.9 x -- m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
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yard no. 406
IMO/Off. no. 123724
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 05/04/1916  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Scott Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. - John & Robert Scott, Greenock
owner
British Government, London
captain
about the wreck
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war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 14/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/04/2014
 
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Allen Tony05/04/2014SS Carnarvon was a British Buoy/Light House Tender that was wrecked off Egg Island Light, Bahamas on the 5th April 1916 when on route from Nassau to Watling Island. She sits on a sand bottom in shallow water of only 25 to 35 feet. Anchors, boilers and engine make good photography.
Allen Tony27/01/2013Carnarvon SS was a 186 foot long, steel hulled Welsh freighter. This vessel ran aground off off Egg Island Light, North Eleuthera, Bahamas back in 1916.
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