dutch Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (KNSM) SS Agamemnon (I) [+1940]
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nationality dutch
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1914
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status
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details
weight (tons) 1930  grt
dimensions 93.88 x 13.16 x 5.84 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 1 boiler
power 1400  i.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
yard no. 282
call sign
PCEW  
PCEW
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 08/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.3rank: 662
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builder
Dunlop, Bremner & Co, Port Glasgow
engine by
Dunlop, Bremner & Co, Port Glasgow
owner
Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (KNSM), Amsterdam
captain Sparrius, D.
about the wreck
depth (m.) 23 max. / 17.4 min. (m)
orientation 45°
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Lettens Jan08/11/2009S/S Agamemmom was built in 1914 by Bunlop, Bremner & Co. and owned by the Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Mij.

On November 8th, 1940, she was on a voyage from Ridham to Havana, when she was sunk by German aircraft.

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