Re: Adour, Alex Van Opstal, Bruges
Posted by: phil morgan
Date: September 05, 2018 06:20AM
The only details found so far:
Cie. Nationale Beige de Transports Maritime; 1898; Akt. Ges.
"Neptun"; 1,105 tons; 233-6x35-1x14-2; 92n.h.p.; tripleexpansion
The Belgian ship Adour struck on some rocks and sank at lies de
Glenan near Brest on December 8th, 1939.
Armement Deppe; 1904; J. C. Tecklenborg A.G.; 4,984 tons;
400-9x52-2x20-2; 500 n.h.p.; quadruple-expansion engines.
The Belgian steamship Bruges, on a voyage from Montevideo to
Hull, was intercepted by the German raider Veracruz on July 10th,
1940, and sunk by gunfire. The survivors picked up by the raider
were taken to Germany as prisoners of war
ALEX VAN OPSTAL
Cie. Maritime Beige (Lloyd Royal) Soc. Anon.; 1937; Nakskov
Skibs. AjS; 5,965 tons; 420x57-1x26-4; l,026n.h.p.; oil engines.
The Belgian passenger ship Alex van Opstal struck a mine and
sank on September 15th, 1939, five miles E. of the Shambles
lightship. Capt. DelgofFe was the master and the ship was sailing
from New York to Antwerp.