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FORTUNA

FORTUNA

Postcard showing the KNSM ship FORTUNA of 1912. She had a short life. The photo must have been taken in 1912 upon completion by the yard.

Identification Data
Build: 1912
Categoriy: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Steamship
Type: General Cargo
Type Deck: Shelterdeck open
Decks: 2

Construction Data
Yard: N.V. Werf v/h Rijkee & Co., Rotterdam/Katendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Yard nr.: 144
Launch Date: 1912-07-20
Delivery Date: 1912-09-00

Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer: N.V. Maatschappij Voor Scheeps- & Werktuigbouw Fijenoord, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Motor Type: Steam, Triple Expansion
Number of Cylinders: 3
Power: 800
Power Unit: IHP (IPK)
Eng. additional info: (19 1/2 , 31 & 50 - 36)
Speed in knots: 10

Gross Tonnage: 1254.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 730.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 2200.00 tons deadweight (1016 kg)
Grain: 132000 Cubic Feet
Bale: 122000 Cubic Feet

Length 1: 251.40 Feet (British) Registered
Beam: 36.20 Feet (British) Registered
Depth: 16.00 Feet (British) Registered

Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship 1912-09-00 FORTUNA
Manager: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschappij N.V., Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Owners: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschappij N.V., Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: Amsterdam / Netherlands
Callsign: NRQT

Ship Events Data
1916-10-22: Final Fate: The cargo ship ss. 'Fortuna' of the KNSM, under captain R.P. Voorham, runs on the North Sea at Beachy Head on a mine laid by the German submarine 'UC 16' and is completely lost. 15 people are killed (including Captain Voorham).
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