british SS Paris [+1941]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coal cargo ship (collier)
propulsion steam
date built 1927
live live
weight (tons) 1509  grt
dimensions 76.2 x 12.19 x 5.15 m
material steel
engine Steam triple expansion by Akt. Burmeister and Wain. Copenhagen, one single boiler, single screw
armament none
power 132  n.h.p.
speed 11.5  knots
yard no. 186
about the loss
cause lost collision
date lost 15/02/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
Flydedok & Skibsvaerft (Kjøbenhavns Flydedok & Skibsværft), Copenhagen (København)
engine by
Burmeister & Wain's Maskin & Skibsbyggeri - B&W, Copenhagen (København)
last owner
[1]Pacific D/S, Copenhagen (København)
SS Paris [+1941]
period --- ~ 1941
prev. owners
[2]Schmith L. R. & Co., Copenhagen (København)
SS Paris
period 1927 ~ 1939
about the wreck
status well broken up
depth (m.) 6 max. / 1 min. (m)
position on seabed upright
visibility average
current weak
sea bed rocks
protected no
war grave no
 Racey Carl, A Century of Steamship Losses
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Racey Carl10/03/2009Main Owner L. R. Schmith; Yard No 186; Date of completion: 11/1927.

On Passage from Blyth to London with a carge of timber (wood) & coal, the PARIS was taken in tow following a collision with the s.s. WOODSTOCK, then beeched, and eventually became a total loss.

The collier s.s. WOODSTOCK also sank following another collision with s.s. ANDRE-THOME off Robin Hood’s Bay the very same day. Also on that fatefull day the s.s. MARGUERITE sank following a collision with the s.s. ROBERT off Flamborough Head.
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