finnish SS Orion ? [+1940]
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general
nationality finnish
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1870
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 770  grt
dimensions 58.6 x 8.3 x 5.5 m
material iron
engine compound engine, single shaft, 1 boiler
power 73  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 145
about the loss
cause lost foundered
date lost 27/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Motala Mek. Verks. A/B, Oskarshamn
last owner
[1]Rang J., Tallin
SS Orion ? [+1940]
period 1938 ~ 1940
prev. owners
[2]Stockholms Angfartygs Rederi A/B, Stockholm
SS Gothe
period 1913 ~ 1938
[3]Stockholms Angfartygs Rederi A/B, Stockholm
SS Motala
period 1870 ~ 1913
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 83 max. / 78 min. (m)
orientation 160°
protected
war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
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last update 26/02/2012
 
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Allen Tony20/08/2011Orion SS was a Finnish passenger/cargo ship of 753grt. On the 27th February 1940 she foundered when on route from Trondheim for Aberdeen with a cargo of talc.
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