norwegian SS Primula ? [+1939]
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1918
is nickname no
status
live live
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weight (tons) 1024  grt
dimensions 66.1 x 10.7 x 4.3 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 148  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 50
IMO/Off. no. 3006085
call sign
LEQF  
LEQF
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 04/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.8rank: 655
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builder
De Haan & Oerlemans, Heusden, Holland, Heusden
engine by
Verschure & Co. Scheepswerf en Machinefabrek, Amsterdam
owner
Wahl & Co, Oslo (old Christiania)
captain Eivin Christian Wang
no. of crew 15
about the wreck
depth (m.) 90 max. / 83 min. (m)
orientation 55°
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war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Racey Carl
last update 11/05/2012
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Primula was a Norwegian Cargo steamer of 1024 tons and bulit in 1918. On the 4th December 1939 when on route from OSLO for U.K in ballast she was torpedoed by U-31 and sunk. 8 crew lost.
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