D/T Benakat

Call sign
PCZT
Class
LR100A1 Carring Petroleum in bulk
Shipping company
Nationality
Netherlands flaggNetherlands
Home port

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Torpedoed, 20.5.1943
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
4.763
Net tonnage:
2.665

Engine

Dimensions

Length:
365.7'
Beam:
64.2'
Draft:
18.0'
  • Historikk:

    5/1943: 20. mai 1943 Torpedert på reise fra Cape Town til Baltimore i posisjon 6.05S og 12.56W (Senket) av Tysk ubåt 197 (Korvettenkapitän Robert Bartels) Alle 44 mann reddet.


    Maskineri:
    2 stk. Triple dampmaskiner, 3+3 cylindere diam. 16", 24",37"& 45"-30". Maskineri bygget ved N.V. Rotterdam Droogd. Maat. Rotterdam, Holland.

    Se også:
    https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/2934.html

    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: -6.0833
    Longitude: -12.933333

    Sources

    http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/2934.html

    http://www.plimsollshipdata.org/ship.php?ship_id=21223&name=Benakat