british Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line) SS Pegu (bow Section) [+1939]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1921
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 8183  grt
dimensions 142 x 18 x 9.1 m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 546 
speed 13  knots
yard no. 1140
IMO/Off. no. 144260
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 24/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
owner
Henderson P. & Co. - British & Burmese S. S. Co. - Albion Line), Glasgow
captain
no. of crew 102
about the wreck
depth (m.) 3 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
references
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 Chris Michael, Wrecks Of Liverpool Bay Vol II
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 07/08/2013
 
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Cosmodiver09/02/2010SS Pegu became stranded on the Liverpool revetment and broke into two parts. The
stern section broke away and is listed separately. The bow section remains visible
today. For full details of the reason for the stranding, the rescue and the current state
of the wreckage - see Wrecks of Liverpool bay vol II.
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About Builders
 Denny W. & Bros. Ltd., Dumbarton
Very famous builder from Dumbarton, established in 1840. Closed down in 1960. The elephant is symbol for the company's strength.
 
 
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