belgian Cie. Royale Belgo-Argentine (A. Deppe) SS Anvers [+1940]
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nationality belgian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1908
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weight (tons) 4398  grt
dimensions 116.7 x 15.8 x 7.6 m
engine triple expansion engines
power 306  n.h.p.
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 13/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Flensburger Schiffsbau Gesellschaft, Flensburg
Cie. Royale Belgo-Argentine (A. Deppe), Antwerpen
about the wreck
depth (m.) 52 max. / 28 min. (m)
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entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 21/03/2009
Lettens Jan22/04/2010
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Allen Tony21/03/2009The Belgian ship Anvers SS was built in 1908 by Flensbuger, Flensburg as the German cargo steamer ELSA MENZELL SS for Transatlantica Rhederei AG (Menzell), Hamburg. In 1912 she was renamed EKKEHARD SS for new owners and 1913 she was renamed ANVERS SS for A. Dieppe, Belgium. She was bombed and sunk by German aircraft in the N. Atlantic on November 13th, 1940 about 5 nm miles NE of Rattray Head. One man was killed.
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About Owners
Cie. Royale Belgo-Argentine (A. Deppe), Antwerpen

Compagnie Royale Belgo-Argentine S.A. was formed in 1906 and was absorbed by Armement A. Deppe in the early 1960s.
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 Flensburger Schiffsbau Gesellschaft, Flensburg
Société fondée en 1872 par 5 armateurs de Flensburg qui décidèrent s'affranchir des achats de navires en Angleterre. Le premier navire, un voilier 3 mâts, a été livré en 1875 et en 125 ans, a construit plus de 700 navires civils et militaires de tous types depuis sa création.

Founded in 1872 by 5 shipowners from Flensburg wishing to avoid purchase of english vessels. The first delivery in 1875 has been a 3 masts tallship and during 125 years of activity, more than 700 ships of all types, civilian and military, have been built.

Sociedad fundada por 5 armadores de Flensburg con la intención de evitar de comprar buques construidos en Inglaterra. Su primera entrega en 1875 fué un velero 3 mastros y en 125 años ha construido mas 700 buques cíviles y militares de todo tipo.

Sociedade fundada por 5 armadores de Flensburg com o intuito de evitar a compra de navios construidos em Inglaterra. Sua primeira entrega em 1875 foi um veleiro de 3 mastros e en 125 anos entregou mais de 700 navios cíveis e militares de todo tipo.

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