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MaSS

stepping stones of maritime history

History

While on voyage from Rotterdam to New York in ballast on the North Sea, La Campine was captured, shelled and sunk by UC 50. There were no casualties.

Description

Build: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Owner 1: Speth F. & Co., Antwerpen
Owner 2: American Petroleum Co. Rotterdam

MasterClaude, Gustav
People on board32
Length309.7 feet (94.4 m)
Width39 feet (11.9 m)
Draft26.2 feet (8 m)
Tonnage2557 ton

References

New in MaSS

Wrecks of Flevoland

Burgzand Noord

13 Provinces

Dutch Presence in Cuba