norwegian Olsen C. A. SS Svint [+1941]
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1925
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 1174  grt
dimensions 69 x 11.2 x 4.8 m
engine triple expansion engine
power  
speed knots
yard no. 8
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 11/07/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Skiens Verksteder, Skien
last owner
[1]Olsen C. A., Tvedestrand
SS Svint [+1941]
period 1936 ~ 1941
prev. owners
[2]Schage V. L.
SS Skagatind
period 1927 ~ 1936
[3]Lunde Alf., Larvik
SS Hovland
period 1925 ~ 1927
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 47 max. / 36 min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 09/12/2010
 
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Lettens Jan22/03/2012
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Hutchinson Steve09/12/2010

Sits generally upright, slightly on port side. Prop in place. Auxillary steering wheel stands clear- makes great photo opportunity. 50m low water to sea bed. Debris on port side.
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Allen Tony10/07/2009

Svint SS was a Norwegian cargo steamer of 1,174 tons built in 1925 by Skiens Verksteder, Skien , Norway as the HOVLAND SS. In 1927b she was renamed SKAGATIND SS and in 1936 SVINT SS for new Norwegian owner C. A. Olsen.

On the 10th July 1941 she was bombed and sunk in an air raid when 7 miles off Kellan Head, Trevose, Cornwall, England.

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