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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:ANNA SOFIEAdded:Mar 13, 2015
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)
...shown here off Adelaide Outer Harbour SA


nationality: norwegian

purpose: transport

type: cargo ship

subtype/class: WWI C-class standard cargo ship (br.)

WWI C-class standard cargo ship (br.): Thurston SS [+1940]

propulsion: steam

date built: 1919

weight (tons): 3077 grt

dimensions : 100.9 x 14.3 x 7.1 m

material: steel

engine: 1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw

power: 429 n.h.p.

speed: 11.5 knots

yard no.: 216

about the loss
cause lost: explosion

other reasons: ran aground (wrecked)

date lost: 23/02/1944 [dd/mm/yyyy]

builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Willington (N. & S. Shields)

engine by: North Eastern Marine Engineers Ltd., Sunderland

last owner: Rogenaes N. - Nils Røgenæs, Haugesund

SS Anna Sofie [+1944]

period 1919 ~ 1944

prev. owners: TSC - The Shipping Controller (WWI), London

SS War Cove

period 1919 ~ 1919

Setails: Wreck site

Photo Credits: Supplied by the late Don Ross collection
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