D/S Margit

Call sign
OZEA
Shipping company
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port
London, UK

Shipyard

Name
Københavns Flytedok og Skipsverft, København, Danmark
Build year
1924
Yard number
160
Month of delivery
april

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Torpedoed, 8.2.1944
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1.735
Net tonnage:
1.025
Deadweight:
2.950

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 132 IHK 820
Speed:
9

Dimensions

Length:
261.1'
Beam:
40.1'
Draft:
16.9'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    4/1924: D/S A/S Myren (Holm & Wonsild) København, Danmark - MARGIT
    4/1940: Ministry of Shipping (Atkinson & Prickett) London, U.K. - MARGIT
    1941: Ministry of War Transport (Atlinson & Prickett) London, U.K. - MARGIT
    2/1944: Torpedert og senket 8/2-44 av tysk ubåt U 915 (KapitänleutnantHorst Wilhelm Kessler) i pos.
    N 61.30', W 10.30' på reise fra Tyne til Reykjavik med kull. Hele besetningen på 30 personer omkom.

    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 61
    Longitude: -10

    Sources

    http://www.plimsollshipdata.org/ship.php?ship_id=30277&name=Margit