british Dorey Onesimus & Sons Ltd. SS Portelet [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1918
status
dead (not found) dead (not found)
details
weight (tons) 1064  grt
dimensions 64.7 x 10.3 x -- m
engine 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, 2 boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
power 176  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 126
IMO/Off. no. 123347
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 02/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
about people
builder
Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol
last owner
[1]Dorey Onesimus & Sons Ltd., Guernsey
SS Portelet [+1940]
period 1936 ~ 1939
IMO/Off. no.: 123347
prev. owners
[2]Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co., Dundee
SS Lochee
period 1918 ~ 1936
IMO/Off. no.: 123347
captain Alexander Welsh
no. of crew 11
about the wreck
depth (m.) 34 max. / 30 min. (m)
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war grave
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 06/08/2007
last update Allen Tony
last update 03/07/2013
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007Portelet was a British steam freighter built in 1918. She was on route from IPSWICH for SUNDERLAND in ballast when she was torpedoed by U-59. 2 crew lost 9 crew saved.
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