british Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son) SS Denewood [+1916]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1905
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weight (tons) 1221  grt
dimensions 68.6 x 11 x 4.3 m
engine Triple expansion engine
power 179  h.p.
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cause lost mine
date lost 26/05/1916  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland
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Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London
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depth (m.) 22 max. / 20.2 min. (m)
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entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 18/08/2010
 
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Lettens Jan18/08/2010SS Denewood, built by S. P. Austin & Son, Ltd., Sunderland in 1905 and owned at the time of her loss by Cory Colliers, Ltd., London, was a British steamer of 1221 tons.

On May 26th, 1916, SS Denewood, on a voyage from Tyne to London, with a cargo of coal, was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-3 (Günther Kreysern), in Cowehithe Roads off Aldeburgh. There were no casualties.
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Allen Tony07/09/2007Denewood SS was a British Merchant steamer of 1,221grt. On the 25th May 1916 when on route from the Tyne for London she hite a mine and sank when Off Aldeburgh. Owned by Cory Colliers Ltd, London.
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About Owners
 
Cory Colliers Ltd. (Wm. Cory & Son), London

Cory Colliers (William Cory & Son) Ltd. 52 Mark Lane, London. Originally in the coal trade, became tug operators. Later renamed to Cory Towage Ltd.
 
About Builders
 Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland

Peter Austin (1) (1826-1846)
Peter Austin (2) (1846-1860)
Austin & Son (1860-1874)
Austin & Hunter (1874-1879)

S. P. Austin & Son Ltd. (1879-1896)
S. P. Austin Ltd. (1896-1953)

Austin’s was famous for its pontoon, which opened in 1904. The pontoon was a platform that could be sunk below a ship, then re-floated to raise the ship out of the water.

Austin’s merged with Pickersgill’s in 1954 to become Austin and Pickersgill. The yard closed in 1956

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