DUC D’AUMALE

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DUC D’AUMALE

Years Active: 1900-1917
Vessel Type: Steel 3-masted Barque
Barque
Nationality: French
Sprang a leak and intentionally beached at Roy Cove, West Falkland in November 1907. Repaired but sunk by a German submarine in January 1917.

Main Use:

Cargo

Years Active:

1900-1917

Power:

Sail

Built:

1900

Size:

2,189 Net, 1,944 Net tons
84.64 x 12.28 x 6.86 metres

(length, breadth, depth) metres

Design/Build:

Chantiers Nantais de Construction Maritime at Nantes, France
Main Use: Cargo
Built: 1900
Power: Sail
Design/Build: Chantiers Nantais de Construction Maritime at Nantes, France
Size: 2,189 Net, 1,944 Net tons
Dimensions: 84.64 x 12.28 x 6.86 metres
DUC D’AUMALE was on a voyage from Rotterdam, Netherlands, via Brest, France bound for San Francisco, California, USA with a cargo of Coke and pig iron, and a crew of 27, all French. Captain Lalande. — After crossing the Equator, she was found to be leaking which became worse in heavy weather east of Staten Island. To prevent her from sinking she was beached on a muddy bottom in Roy Cove, Falkland Islands, on 25th November 1907. – It was rumoured that it had been agreed that the salvors should receive 40% of the value of ship and cargo when floated, should she be able to proceed on her voyage. In the event of the DUC D’AUMALE being sold at Port Stanley, the salvors will receive 75% of the proceeds of the sale. — On 16th February 1908, DUC D’AUMALE was towed into Stanley by the Chilean steamer LOVART of Punta Arenas. – On 3rd April 1908, She left Stanley for Montevideo for repairs. — Sunk by German submarine U-43 by shells on 22nd January 1917.
DUC D’AUMALE was on a voyage from Rotterdam, Netherlands, via Brest, France bound for San Francisco, California, USA with a cargo of Coke and pig iron, and a crew of 27, all French. Captain Lalande. — After crossing the Equator, she was found to be leaking which became worse in heavy weather east of Staten Island. To prevent her from sinking she was beached on a muddy bottom in Roy Cove, Falkland Islands, on 25th November 1907. – It was rumoured that it had been agreed that the salvors should receive 40% of the value of ship and cargo when floated, should she be able to proceed on her voyage. In the event of the DUC D’AUMALE being sold at Port Stanley, the salvors will receive 75% of the proceeds of the sale. — On 16th February 1908, DUC D’AUMALE was towed into Stanley by the Chilean steamer LOVART of Punta Arenas. – On 3rd April 1908, She left Stanley for Montevideo for repairs. — Sunk by German submarine U-43 by shells on 22nd January 1917.

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