british SS Creemuir [+1940]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
live live
weight (tons) 3997  grt
dimensions 109.8 x 15.5 x 7.5 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 352  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 946
IMO/Off. no. 148072
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 11/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
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Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
last owner
[1]Muir, Young SS. Co. Ltd., London
SS Creemuir [+1940]
period 1938 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 148072
prev. owners
[2]Carrick F. & Co. - Medomsley Steamship Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
SS Langleemere
period 1929 ~ 1938
IMO/Off. no.: 148072
[3]Carrick F. & Co. - Medomsley Steamship Co., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
SS Medomsley
period 1924 ~ 1929
IMO/Off. no.: 148072
about the wreck
depth (m.) 80 max. / -- min. (m)
war grave
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entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 06/05/2013
Lettens Jan22/04/2010
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Allen Tony06/05/2013SS Creemuir was torpedoed and sunk by aircraft 10nm SE of Aberdeen and was part of convoy EN25 from Methill to Oban on the 11th November 1940.
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About Builders
 Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Original founders: Brothers Charles Mark and George Palmer from Jarrow, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. - - - Charles Palmer established a yard at Jarrow in 1851 and built its first iron collier 'The John Bowes' in the following year. It was the first ever sea-going screw collier and was built for shipping coal to London.
Palmers were also famed for building the first rolled armour plates for warships in 1854.

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