Nord

Tasmania,Australia

The steamer Nord hit ground 7.November 1915 under a journey from Melbourne to Hobart with fuel and sunk the following day. She was built in Scotland in 1900 under the name Maria Goriainova for Russian owners. She changed owners a couple of times before she ended up sailing for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company in Shanghai. On the morning 7.November 1915 she hit ground between Cape Hauy and Needle Rock, but they chose to continu towards Cape Pillar to save her. It quickly turned out the ship was doomed and they anchored up in Munro Bay. The morning after she sank and laid herself at rest on a depth of 30 to 42 meter.


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Nord
Maria Goriainova 269,4 x 42,5 x 17,5 f
     
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1834 grt
Greenock ( UK ) 1900 Shanghai ( CN )



Timeline:
1900: Kertch Metallurgical & Mining Co, Kertch
1903: G. & L. Beijer, Stockholm
1904: Rederi ABB Rex, Stockholm 
1906: R. S.F.McBain, Shanghai
1909: Geo. McBain, Shanghai
1911: Anglo Saxon Petroleum Co, Shanghai