dutch Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (KNSM) SS Amor [+1940]
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general
nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1911
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2325  grt
dimensions 95.4 x 12.89 x 5.84 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 1300  i.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 141
IMO/Off. no. 5614468
call sign
PCPA  
PCPA
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 11/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Rijkee & Co. N. V., Rotterdam
engine by
Maatschappij Fijenoord N.V. - Fyenoord, Rotterdam
owner
Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (KNSM), Amsterdam
captain Beuker, H.
about the wreck
depth (m.) 39 max. / 30 min. (m)
orientation 90°
protected
war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 01/07/2002
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 26/02/2013
 
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[1] Lettens Jan06/06/2009
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Lettens Jan06/08/2007

The wreck of the Amor lies in 39m deep water on her port side. Orientation E-W. The highest part is 4,5 m proud. She collapsed midships. No clear superstructure visible. The wreck is nicely covered with flora. Cargo of champaign bottles.

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Lettens Jan05/03/2012Koninkl. Nederl. Stoom Mij, 1911, Werf Rijkee & Co., Rotterdam, 2.325 tons. Sunk 11th March, 1940 near the WEST-HINDER by a mine (laid on 9th May 1940 by SCHIFF II) Voyage: West-India – Amsterdam.
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About Builders
 Rijkee & Co. N. V., Rotterdam
Started in 1863 as Rijkee & Co then became N.V.Werf Voorheen Rijkee & Co, ended in 1931
 
 
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