british Elders & Fyffes Ltd. SS Cavina (+1917)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1915
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 6539  grt
dimensions 129.7 x 16.6 x -- m
engine 2 x triple expansion engines
power  
speed 14  knots
yard no. 338
IMO/Off. no. 136348
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/06/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd., Belfast
owner
Elders & Fyffes Ltd., Garston
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entered 18/08/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 10/07/2013
 
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Lettens Jan10/08/2010On June 1st, 1917, the British steamer SS Cavina, on a voyage from Port Limon to Avonmouth with a cargo of bananas & logwood, was sunk by the German submarine U-88 (Walther Schwieger), 45 miles WxS of Fastnet. There were no casualties

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Elders & Fyffes Ltd., Garston

Became Fyffes Group Ltd. in 1969.
 
 
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