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St. Andrews
1906-1920 General cargo


Buildingyard: J. Blumer & Co., Sunderland

Built year: 1906

Yard no: 184


Tonnage: GRT: 2984/ NET: 1899/ TDW: 4900

Dims: LOA: 325,0/ BR: 46,7/ DR: 21,4ft

Machinery: 3-cyl tripleexp steam engine by Goerge Clark Ltd., Sunderland

IHP: 1300

Speed: 10,0 knots


11.12.1905: Launched for A.N. Hansen & Co., Copenhagen/ Denmark

00.01.1906: Completed. Reg in Tønsberg i the ownership of a company in which WW were shareholder and in which they were managers

00.00.1920: Sold to D/S Atlanterhavet (O.J. Eskildsen), Denmark Renamed SORTEHAVET

00.00.1923: Sold to Wilh. Kunstmann, Germany. Renamed ARTHUR KUNSTMANN

00.00.1938: Sold to Johs. Fritzen & Sohn vorm. W Kunstmann, Germany. Renamed GERTRUD FRITZEN

02.05.1945: Attacked by Typhoon aircraft of 184. Squadron off Travemünde when outward fro Lübeck for Flensburg. They had apprx 3000 tons

                     of sulphur and about 80-100 refugees from Rostock. Sak in five minuts in shallow water with the loss of at least 5 refugees and a 

                     number of flak gunners.

00.02.1946: The vessel was salvaged by Weichsel & Co., Lübeck and deivered by Flenderwerke to Kiel.

18.06.1946: Left Kiel for Emden where she was loaded with munitions

13.07.1946: Scuttled with her cargo in Skagerak

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