belgian Cie. Maritime Belge - CMB - Lloyd Royal S. A. Kabinda [+1939]
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general
nationality belgian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class WWI A-class standard cargo ship (br.)
WWI A-class standard cargo ship (br.) King Alfred SS [+1940]
propulsion steam
date built 1917
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 5030  grt
dimensions 125.6 x 15.8 x 8.84 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 517  nominal horsepower  [*]
speed 11 [*]  knots
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 10/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
last owner
[1]Cie. Maritime Belge - CMB - Lloyd Royal S. A., Antwerpen
Kabinda [+1939]
period 1927 ~ 1939
prev. owners
[2]Cie. Maritime Belge - CMB - Lloyd Royal S. A., Antwerpen
SS Belgier
period 1919 ~ 1927
[3]TSC - The Shipping Controller (WWI), London
SS War Shamrock
period 1917 ~ 1919
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 15 max. / 1.5 min. (m)
orientation 70°
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Lettens Jan
last update 14/08/2011


[*] means that the value was inherited from King Alfred SS [+1940], the reference for WWI A-class standard cargo ship (br.).
 
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Claes Johnny10/10/2007ordered for Antwerpsche Zeevaart Mij, Antwerp but completed as Br/ due to the war 14-17 BELGIER Brys & Gylsen Ltd, London Br/ 23.2.1917 captured, shelled and sunk by UC 17 (OLt z.S. Wenninger) 30 m W of Belle Ile o/v New York and Norfolk Le Havre with general (Capt J. Robinson) ss BELGIER (2) photo 5182 blt 1917 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast (520) C 8.1917 4726 under deck 3134 n 400.4 x 52.3 x 28.4 ft T 3 cyl 490 NHP by builders 17-19 WAR SHAMROCK The Shipping Controller, (T. Dixon & Sons Ltd., mgrs) London Br/

19-27 BELGIER Lloyd Royal Belge S.A., Antwerp Be/ 18.3.1927 sold 27-29 KABINDA C° Africaine de Navigation S.A., Antwerp Be/ 11.6.1929 sold 29-30 KABINDA C° Belge Maritime du Congo, Antwerp Be/ 30-39 KABINDA C° Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) S.A., (Agence Maritime Internationale, mgrs) Antwerp Be/ 8.12.1939 08.25 stranded E. of West Goodwin Buoy (51°14´55"N-01°29´12"E).

10.12.1939 broke in two and wrecked. O/v Buenos-Aires/Antwerp with maize, rye and general.
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About Builders
 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Harland and Wolff was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland and Hamburg-born Gustav Wilhelm Wolff. Based in Belfast at Queen’s Island, Harland and Wolff are a huge and very important shipbuilding company. The shipbuilding complex is only one of two yards left in the U.K. capable of building large merchant ships. The yard was most well known for building high-class transatlantic passenger liners and was considered to be the best in the world. The company has built over 1700 ships at four yards and has been in operation for over 135 years.

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