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Name Official number Flag IMO
PIETER DE CONINCK    BEL   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1881  11/06/1881   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan Linthouse  252 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3310 grt / 2445 nrt / 346.5 ft  38.2 ft  32.7 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
C2cy 44½"&80"x48" 1400ihp 10kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Theodore C Engels, Antwerp   Antwerp   
Other names
1889 NORGE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1889 A/S D/S Thingvalla, Copenhagen - reg Copenhagen
1898 Det Forenede D/S, Copenhagen
 
Vessel history
For Antwerp-New York/Boston service
1889 on Stettin-Copenhagen-Kristiania-Kristiansand-New York service
20/8/1898 collided with and sank the French fishing schooner COQUETTE on the Newfoundland banks. 16 fishermen drowned, 9 were saved.
10/1898 on Copenhagen-Kristiania-Kristiansand-New York service (Scandinavia-America Line) 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1904  Wrecked 28/06/1904 
Disposal Detail
28/6/1904 on voyage Copenhagen-New York, grounded on Hasselwood Rock, Rockall, in fog; she was reversed off but sank quickly. NORGE was carrying 727 passengers and 68 crew, of which 582 passengers and 45 crew were lost. The worst shipping disaster in Danish shipping history. 
 

 



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