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Name: LEKHAVEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/02/1921
Completed: 05/1921
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 217
Dimensions: 4802grt, 2984nrt, 360.0 x 52.0.x 31.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 401nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1921 Gebr. Van Uden, Rotterdam
1925 NV Gebr van Udenís Scheepvaart en Agentuur Mij, Rotterdam
1950 Reederei Ernst Sieg, Flensburg; renamed WALDEMAR SIEG
1953 Dr W Boettger (FG Reinhold), Flensburg; renamed HUGO BOETTGER
1955 Andromeda Cia Naviera SA, Puerto Limon; renamed MAEDA
16/07/1956 Sank
Comments: 16/07/1956: Sank after a collision with Norwegian motor tanker SALSAAS
40 miles north of Noord Hinder Light Vessel (51.50N Ė 03.11E) on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Rotterdam with iron ore.