swedish SS Fram (bow Section) ? [+1940]
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general
nationality swedish
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1897
status
dead (not found) dead (not found)
details
weight (tons) 2297  grt
dimensions 95.8 x 13.1 x 6.2 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine by George Clark Ltd of Sunderland, three single boilers, single screw.
power 233  n.h.p.
speed knots
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.9rank: 653
about people
builder
Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough
engine by
Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
owner
Jeansson H., Stockholm
captain
no. of crew 19
about the wreck
depth (m.) 32 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected no
war grave no
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Racey Carl
last update 15/08/2012
 
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Racey Carl01/02/2010The Swedish steamship Fram was built in Middlesbrough in 1897 for the Danish-Russian Steamship Co. Originally known as the the Russ, she boasted a gross tonnage of 2.297, 314,7 feet in length, a beam of 43 feet and a draught of 20,5 feet. She was powered by tripple-expansion engines (with cylinder diameters of 22, 36 and 60 inches and a stroke of 42 inches) built by G Clark Ltd of Sunderland whichdeveloped a powerful 233 nhp.

She carried a crew of 19. She was torpedoed by U-13
Racey Carl01/02/2010At 01.43 hours on 1 Feb, 1940, the Fram, lying at anchor, was hit by one G7e torpedo from U-13 and sank off Rosehearty Buoy in Aberdour Bay, Scotland. The survivors were picked up by HMS Khartoum (F 45) (Cdr D.T. Dowler) and the British armed trawler HMS Viking Deeps.
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 Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough
This yard was bought out by Dixon and his partner Backhouse in 1862, operating as Backhouse, Dixon until bought out entirely by Raylton Dixon in 1873. There were three brothers involved in the firm Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Ltd. Raylton, John, and Waynman

Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
George Clark of Southwick Engine Works, Crown Road, Southwick, Sunderland
 
 
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