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ALDERAMIN

Van Nievelt Goudriaan's freighter ALDERAMIN encountering the towed wreck of the Norwegian tanker JAGUAR (see http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/1124090/title/jaguar/cat/523). She was on her way to Narvik.

Identification Data
Year built: 1920
Nat. Official Number: 13308 ROTT 1920
Category: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Steamship
Type: General Cargo
Type Deck: Full scantling
Material Hull: Steel
Decks: 3

Construction Data
Shipbuilder: A.G. Bremer Vulkan, Schiffsbau & Maschinenfabrik, Vegesack, Germany
Yardnumber: 590
Launch Date: 1920-07-27
Delivery Date: 1920-11-16

Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer: A.G. Bremer Vulkan, Schiffsbau & Maschinenfabrik, Vegesack, Germany
Engine Type: Steam, Triple Expansion
Number of Cylinders: 3
Power: 4000
Power Unit: IHP (IPK)
Eng. additional info: (32 5/16 , 52 13/16 & 86 1/2 - 55 1/8)
Speed in knots: 11.50
Number of screws: 1

Gross Tonnage: 7886.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 4947.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 12255.00 tons deadweight (1016 kg)
Grain: 633000 Cubic Feet
Bale: 567000 Cubic Feet

Length 1: 475.00 Feet (British) Registered
Beam: 60.70 Feet (British) Registered
Depth: 32.80 Feet (British) Registered

Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship 1920-11-16 ALDERAMIN
Manager: Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co's Stoomvaart-Maatschappij N.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands
Owner: Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co's Stoomvaart-Maatschappij N.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: Rotterdam / Netherlands
Callsign: NCHM
Additional info: 1934 callsign PCJZ

Ship Events Data
1943-03-17: Final Fate: Sailing in convoy 'SC 122' from New York to Loch Ewe, under captain C.L. van Os, she was torpedoed in the night 16/17 March 1943 by the German submarine in de nacht van 16 op 17 maart 1943 getorpedeerd 'U 338' and sunk in position 52.14 N, 32.15 W. with the loss of 15 lives. 49 people (incl. the captain) could be rescued by the escorting vessels ZAMALEK and SAXIFRAGE. On the same day 4 other ships became victims of the same submarine.
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