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Name: JOHAN JEBSEN
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 09/03/1894
Completed: 05/1894
Builder: Anderson, Laverick & Co Ltd
Yard: St Lawrence, Newcastle
Yard Number: 18
Dimensions: 188grt, 112nrt, 110.5 x 20.3 x 11.8ft; (1951: 201grt)
Engines: C2cyl (13 & 26 x 18ins), 24nhp; (1951: Oil engine, 2SA, 4 cyl, 24nhp)
Engines by: Hedley & Boyd, North Shields; (1951: Frederikshavns Jernst & Msk, Frederikshavn)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1894 J Jebsen, Bergen
by 1905 Indre Nordhordlands D/S (E Johannessen), Bergen
1924 Indre Nordhordland Dampbaatlag LL, Bergen
1951 Arnold Myrdal & Per Sanne, Sandnes
07/1952 Renamed UTSTEIN
06/1962 Mikkel P & John Misje, Misje; registered at Bergen; renamed MESTEIN
22/11/1962 Wrecked
Comments: 1898: Ran aground. Subsequently refloated
1914: Badly damaged by fire in Eidsfjord. Subsequently repaired
1951: Converted to a freighter at Sandnes Mek Verksted & Slip, Sandnes
22/11/1962: Ran aground at Bararmane near Hestskjśr, Hustadvika &
broken up by heavy seas
On a voyage from Glomfjord to Sandnes with fertilizer


Photo courtesy of Bjorn Milde