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Name Official number Flag IMO
HERMES    DEU   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1899  04/03/1899  19/04/1899 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   77 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1206 grt / 675 nrt / 230.0 ft  34.0 ft  15.2 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T.3cyl (17, 28, 45 x 33in), 137 nhp, 1-Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Dampfschiff Ges "Neptun", Bremen.  Bremen   
Other names
30/08/1921 GLENDOON - 1922 HEIDELBERG - 1924 ALT HEIDELBERG - 1928 LINDA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
26/07/1921 Registered in the ownership of The Shipping Controller, London. (O.N.145295)
xx/08/1921 Calvert Steamship Co. Ltd. (John S. Calvert), Goole.
13/12/1922 British Register closed - to Neue Dampfer Compagnie A.G., Stettin, Germany.
1923 Stettiner Dampfer Compagnie A.G., Stettin
1924 Franz L. Nimtz, Stettin
28/01/1928 O. Tiedemann, G. Soosaar and J. Pladimeister (O. Tiedemann, manager), Käsmu, Estonia.
1931 Käsmu Laeva-Omanikud (O. Tiedemann), Käsmu.
 
Vessel history
01/08/1914 Seized at Antwerp and detained until the end of the First World War.
xx/05/1915 Moved to Rotterdam.
22/07/1921 Delivered to Great Britain.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Torpedoed 11/02/1940 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U 9 100 in the North Sea miles west of Utsire and 135 miles south west of Stavanger in position 58.51 north by 01.54 east whilst on a voyage from Blyth to Göteborg with a cargo of coal. 
 

 



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