british SS Alice Marie [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coal cargo ship (collier)
propulsion steam
date built 1920
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 2206  grt
dimensions 85.3 x 12.2 x 5.5 m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, 2 boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
power 220  n.h.p.
speed 10  knots
yard no. 292
IMO/Off. no. 144924
about the loss
cause lost mine
date lost 24/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Austin S. P. & Son Ltd., Sunderland
engine by
Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
owner
Rodney Steamship Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 10 max. / 3 min. (m)
orientation 160°
protected
war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Racey Carl
last update 29/11/2013
 
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Lettens Jan24/11/2013On November 24th, 1940, the British cargo ship ALICE MARIE, built in 1920 by Austin S. P. & Son Ltd. and owned at the time of her loss by Rodney Steamship Co. Ltd., on voyage from Methil to London, was sunk by a mine near the Knob Lightvessel.
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 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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Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
George Clark of Southwick Engine Works, Crown Road, Southwick, Sunderland
 
 
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