|Total Records: 1|
|Transylvania||British||North of Malin Head Co Donegal||1940|
|Owner||Anchor Line (Henderson Bros.) Ltd.Glasgow|
|Flag||British||Builder||Fairfield Govan ,Glasgow|
|Tonnage nrt/grt||16923 / 12115 / 10035|
|Ship type||Steam Ship||Dimensions||552.4 | 70.3 | 38.8|
|Ships Role||Passenger / Cargo||Rigging Style||8 Decks|
|Wreck Location||North of Malin Head Co Donegal|
|Cause||Torpedoed & Sunk||Crew Lost|
|Position||55.50N / 8.03W||Passengers Lost|
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She made her maiden voyage on September 12, 1925 from Glasgow to New York. In September 1939 she was used as an armed merchant cruiser.
On August 10/1940 the Transylvania was torpedoed by the German submarine U-56 35 N miles north of Tory Island. She was taken in tow but sank before reaching the coast With the loss of 48 lives.
|Record Created on 25/08/2008|
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