By Charles Hocking
Возможно лучший реестр пропавших, затонувших и затопленных кораблей (1824-1962). Информация изложена в алфавитном порядке. specified by an encyclopaedic shape, the ships are lined in strict alphabetical order. There aren't any photos or drawings - simply proof approximately these ships. every one of those commences with a resume of the technical info by means of a quick account of the lack of the vessel itself. simply because it is a booklet released by way of Lloyds of London, the ships indexed are predominately these which have been insured via Lloyds on the time in their loss. different ships that have been both uninsured or just insured with one other business enterprise should not, for this reason, incorporated.
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Of Port of Spain, and five of the crew were killed. ; turbine engines. The Italian steamship Amsterdam was bombed by British aircraft on October 16th, 1942, N. of Misurata. The damaged hull was taken in tow but was torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine on the 23rd. ; 21 knots; turbine engines The L. & N. E. Railway packet Amsterdam, Capt. H. Pickering, was taken over for service as an auxiliary hospital ship during the Second World War. On August 7th, 1944, the vessel was in Seine Bay, Normandy, when she struck a mine and sank.
AMIRAL DE KERSAINT Chargeurs Reunis; 1903; Atel. & Ch. ; 12 knots; triple-expansion engines. The French merchant steamship Amiral de Kersaint was bound from Oran to Marseilles with a cargo of oats, wine and general merchandise, when she encountered the U-64, Cdr. Robert Wilhelm Moraht, off the coast of Spain, on September 14th, 1917. She did not wait to be attacked but seeing the submarine on the surface opened fire with her gun. As a fleet of Spanish fishing boats lay between her and her enemy she was greatly hampered in firing but nevertheless managed to put the submarine's gun out of action.
T. The Italian torpedo boat Andromeda was bombed and sunk by British aircraft at Valona on March 17th, 1941. The vessel carried a complement of about 100. ; triple-expansion engines. The Greek passenger ship Andros was being used as a hospital ship when she was bombed and sunk by German aircraft on April 23rd, 1941, at Loutraki. ; 1910; Akt. Ges. ; tripleexpansion engines. The steamship Andros was bombed and sunk by Allied aircraft on March, 12th, 1945, at Swinemunde. S. ; compound inverted engines.