norwegian SS Peer Gynt ? [+1917]
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nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1915
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status
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weight (tons) 1144  grt
dimensions 69.8 x 10.7 x 4.9 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine
power 124  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 118
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 23/08/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.4rank: 664
about people
builder
Laxevaags Maskin & Jernskibsbyggeri, Bergen
engine by
Laxevaags Maskin & Jernskibsbyggeri, Bergen
owner
Kahrs H. Gran, Bergen
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 38 max. / -- min. (m)
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
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last update 16/11/2011
 
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Lettens Jan17/07/2011SS Peer Gynt, built by Laxevaags Maskin & Jernskibsbyg., Bergen in 1915 and owned at the time of her loss by H. Gran Kahrs, Bergen, was a Norwegian steamer of 1144 tons.

On August 23rd, 1917, Peer Gynt, on a voyage from Port Talbot to Rouen with a cargo of coal, was sunk by the German submarine UC-47 (Paul Hundius), 8 to 9 miles northeast of Godrevy lighthouse. 4 persons were lost.
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