danish SS Bogo [+1939]
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nationality danish
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class WWI C5-class standard coastal cargo ship (br.)
WWI C5-class standard coastal cargo ship (br.) Catford SS [+1943]
propulsion steam
date built 1920
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weight (tons) 1214  grt
dimensions 76.5 x 11 x 4.6 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw ( Engines by Mckie & Baxter, Glasgow)
power 500  i.h.p.
speed 8.5  knots
yard no. 16
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 17/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.17rank: 639
about people
Lloyd Royal Belge, Scotstoun
last owner
[1]Brix-Hansen & Co.Dampsk. - Baltic A/S, Copenhagen (København)
SS Bogo [+1939]
period 1923 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]Lloyd Royal Belge, Antwerpen
SS Gallicer
period 1920 ~ 1923
about the wreck
depth (m.) 90 max. / -- min. (m)
war grave
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 28/10/2013
[1] Lettens Jan01/10/2009
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Claes Johnny11/10/2007LRB, Antwerp, 1923 sold to Dampsk. Selsk. Baltic A/S (C. Jensen), Copenhagen renamed BOGO. 17th Dec.1939 torpedoed and sunk by U.59. 75 miles east of May Island on voyage Goteborg - Methil.
Allen Tony07/06/2009Bogo was built in 1920 and was on route from GOTHENBURG for METHIL in ballast when she was torpedoed by German submarine U-59 and broke in two and sank. 17 crew lost.
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Claes Johnny11/10/20071923 BOGO, D/S Baltic A/S (C. Jensen), Copenhagen; 17.12.39 torpedoed and sunk by U.59 East of May Island, Scotland.
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