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History

The SS Dahomey was a Russian freighter en route from Riga (Latvia) to Schiedam with a load of grain. The ship beached on the Noorderhaaks. The crew, consisting of 22 people, was rescued by the tug Hercules.

Description

MasterRose
People on board22
Length250 feet (76.2 m)
Width30.8 feet (9.4 m)
Tonnage1044 ton

Status

Type: Iron Screw Steamer

Built: Richardson, Duck & Company Ltd. 1878
Owner: S Deubner, Riga

References

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