british Clyde Shipping Co., Ltd. SS Longships [+1939]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1917
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1562  grt
dimensions 82 x 11 x 5.3 m
material steel
engine 1 x triple expansion engine, 2 boilers
power 196  h.p.
speed 13  knots
yard no. 243
about the loss
cause lost foundered
other reasons fog
date lost 22/12/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee
owner
Clyde Shipping Co., Ltd., Glasgow
captain
no. of crew 27
about the wreck
depth (m.) 68 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
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war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Lockett Graham
last update 15/11/2010
 
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Lockett Graham14/11/2010SS Longships struck the Seven Stones reef, midway between Lands End and the Isles of Scilly, whilst on passage Belfast to Plymouth with a general cargo. The crew were rescued by the St. Mary's lifeboat and landed at Scilly. Most of the cargo was lost when she broke her back a week after grounding.

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Clyde Shipping Co., Ltd., Glasgow

Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, 78 Carlton Place, Glasgow. - The shipping company started in 1815 with small steam vessels carrying passengers and towing lighters on the Clyde. Soon afterwards it began running passenger services across the Irish Sea and down the British coast to Liverpool.

The business was bought by the Kidston brothers in 1856. This co-partnership was dissolved in 1893 for the purpose of starting a limited liability company. After 1860 it was decided to name the firm's coasters after famous lighthouses and lightships.

The company fleet in the 20th century included tugs, coasters, and ocean-going tramp steamers. The coasters traded between Scotland, Ireland and England carrying cargo and passengers.

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