british Moss Steamship Co. Ltd. - James Moss & Co. MV Kufra [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1929
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2724  grt
dimensions 30.7 x 4.4 x -- m
engine 1 diesel engine
power  
speed 11  knots
yard no. 858
about the loss
cause lost collision
date lost 23/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
owner
Moss Steamship Co. Ltd. - James Moss & Co., Liverpool
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 165 max. / -- min. (m)
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war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 23/06/2014
 
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Lettens Jan23/06/2014On June 23rd, 1940, the British cargo ship KUFRA, built in 1929 by Harland & Wolff Ltd. and owned at the time of her loss by Moss Steamship Co. Ltd., sank after a collision.

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About Owners
 
Moss Steamship Co. Ltd. - James Moss & Co., Liverpool

Merged with J. & P. Hutchinson in 1934 to form the Moss Hutchinson Co.
 
About Builders
 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Harland and Wolff was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland and Hamburg-born Gustav Wilhelm Wolff. Based in Belfast at Queen’s Island, Harland and Wolff are a huge and very important shipbuilding company. The shipbuilding complex is only one of two yards left in the U.K. capable of building large merchant ships. The yard was most well known for building high-class transatlantic passenger liners and was considered to be the best in the world. The company has built over 1700 ships at four yards and has been in operation for over 135 years.

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