ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MARYLAND
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1921
Description
Yard Number: 679

On 15 April 1922, there was a fire aboard this vessel which caused considerable damage.

Torpedoed 15 February 1940, Lat. 57-09 North Longitude 12-00 West.

Torpedoed by German Submarine U50 Captain of submarine named Bauer. The S.S. MARYLAND departed Maderia on Feb.7,1940 for Copenhagen. She radioed her position on February 9th and was reported missing thereafter. One wrecked lifeboat was found at North Uist.
Extract from 'Axis Submarine Successes' by Jurgen Rohwer...Naval Institute Press - Annapolis, Md
Owner
Det Forenede Dampskibs, Copenhagen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 360 11/12' x breadth 50 1/12' x depth 34 5/6'
Gross Tonnage: 4895 ton

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