D/S River Lugar

Call sign
GZRM
Class
LR100A1
Shipping company
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow, Scotland.
Build year
1937
Yard number
895
Month of delivery
August

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
5.423
Net tonnage:
3.152

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.

Dimensions

Length:
441.0'
Beam:
58.2'
Draft:
25.6'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde

      8/1937: Ayrshire Navigation Co.Ltd(Campbell Bros. & Co)Glasgow, U.K.             "RIVER  LUGAR"
        /1939: Ayrshire Navigation Co.Ltd(Mungo Campbeeø & Co.Ltd)Glasgow, U.K.             do
      6/1941: Torpedert og senket 27/6-41 i pos. N 24.00', W 21.00' av tysk ubåt
                  U-69 ( Korvettenkapitän Jost Metzler ) i konvoi SL 78 på reise Pepel,
                  Sierra Leone via Freetown til Barry Roards,Uk.med 9250 tonn  jernmalm
                  40 mann døde , 6 mann reddet av HMS BURDOCK ( K126 ).

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 21 1/2", 36" & 63"-42" & LP turbine with
    DR gearing & hydraulic coupling.bygd ved Rankin & Blackmore, Ltd. Greenock, Uk.


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    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 24
    Longitude: -21