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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Caprivi   Norwegian  Tory Island Co Donegal  1915 

Caprivi : 
Owner Caprivi S.S.Co Ltd , McNabb, Rougier , London 
Flag Norwegian  Builder Ropner, Stockton 
Port   Build Date 1892 
Official No 99052  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt 2980g / 2282u / 1899n 
Ship type Steam Ship  Dimensions 325.6 | 40.6 | 23.7
Ships Role  Cargo Vessel  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
 
Hull
 
Machinery
 
 
Wreck Location 15 Miles N/E Of Tory Island Co Donegal 
Date Lost 23/04/1915  Captain  
Cause Mined  Crew Lost  
Position 55.34 N / 09.42 W  Passengers Lost   
Google Map Location
 
 
History

MINE SINKS STEAMER.

Norwegian Ship Caprivi Goes Down
Off Tory Island.

LONDON - April 24. The Norwegian steamship Caprivi which sailed from Baltimore April 6 for Christiania by way of Androssan Scotland struck a mine at a point fifteen miles northeast of Tory Island last night and sank according to a dispatch received here today by Lloyd's Agency from Inishtrahull Ireland. The crew of the Caprivi was landed at InishtrahuIl today.

The steamship Caprivi had a net tonnage of 1,872 and was built in 1892. The vessel was 350 feet long, 40 feet beam. and 20 feet deep.

New York Times April 25, 1915
 
Record Created on  10/08/2009
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