D/S Aldergrove

Other names
Elba til 1940
Call sign
GQWM
Class
LR10A1
Shipping company
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Grangemouth & Greenock Dockyard Co. Greenock
Build year
1918
Yard number
372
Month of delivery
Juli

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Torpedoed, 23.8.1941
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1.974
Net tonnage:
1.194

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 231

Dimensions

Length:
280.0'
Beam:
41.9'
Draft:
18.9'
  • HISTORIKK: 
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    7/1918: Denholm Line Steamers Ltd( J. & J. Denholm Ltd)Greenock, U.K. - GLENPARK
    /1932: Clydesdale Shipping Owners Co.Ltd( Glen & Co)Glasgow, U.K. - ELBA
    /1940: Grove Line Ltd( David Alexander & Sons) Glasgow, U.K. - ALDERGROVE
    8/1941: Torpedert og senket 23/8 -41 av tysk ubåt U 201 (Korvettenkapitä Adalbert Schnee) i pos. N 40.42', W 11.39' på reise Cardiff til London med patentfuel. 1 person onkom. 38 reddet.

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin - 3 cylindere diam. 21", 35", & 57" - 36". Maskineri bygget ved Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd. Glasgow, UK.

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    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 40
    Longitude: -11