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Wreck from Maritime Office in Gdynia list, allowed for Diving. Wrecks: Burgmeister Petersen

 
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Burgmeister Petersen
54° 47′ 29" N
18° 38′ 32" E
31 m
BURGERMEISTER PETERSEN BURGERMEISTER PETERSEN
 
Name
BURGERMEISTER PETERSEN


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Position
54° 47’ 29,00" N
018° 38’ 32,00" E




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History of duty
S/T BURGERMEISTER PETERSEN
vel. Tankowiec
Tanker with mechanical drive. Driven with steam machine. Ship driven by one four blade screw with regular stroke. Crew 34 persons. Two deck construction. Built in August 1889 for shipowner Siemers, in shipyard Sir W. G. Armstrong, Mitchell & What, Low Walker number plans 553, under name S / T BURGERMEISTER PETERSEN. Delivered to use 17.09.1889. From 27.05.1891 she served for D. A. P. G. (Deutsch Amerikansiche Petroleum Ges, Hamburg).From 19.09.1914 she served as auxiliary ship for Uboots ( he was used as an oiler).
From 27.10.1915 she transferred to Kaiserliche Werft Danzig as oiler to transport fuel for ships.
On 10.11.1915 she was destroyed by mine and sunk. 20 crew members died.
Shipowner Siemers, DAPG, service in navy..
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Dimensions
Total length 94,49 m
Width 12,2 m
Draft 7,24 m
Recorded capacity 2788 BRT

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Drive
Steam machine
One four blade screw with regular stroke


.Armament
Lack
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Depths
The smallest depth on wreck 26 m
Depth on bottom 31 m






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