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Name: PRINS OSCAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 17
Dimensions: 1224grt, 990nrt, 235.4 x 28.8 x 15.1ft
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 30ins); (1879: C2cyl (28 & 50 x 33ins), 75hp);
(1900: T3cyl 16.75, 26 & 50 x 33ins, 136nhp)
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle; (1879: T Clark & Co, Newcastle);
(1900: Lindholmens M/V, Gothenburg)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1868 William E Bott & Co, Gothenburg
1882 SS Nav Co, Thule, Gothenburg
04/1894 A/A Tirfing (A.Brostrom & Son, managers), Gothenburg
10/1904 Rederi A/B Transport (JE Olsen), Gothenburg
08/1917 Erik Öberg, Stockholm
12/1917 EK Thorsson, Helsingborg
12/1917 L Corfitzon, Helsingborg
09/1918 Rederi Ab Ingvar, Malmö; renamed INGVAR
05/1925 Klas August Andersson, Karlskrona; renamed RAGNAR
11/1939 Rederi A/B Strim (Sven Salen, manager); renamed EMMA
03/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 1879: Re-engined
1900: Re-engined
03/06/1940: Sank after a collision with HEBE off the Downs
On a voyage from Hull to Brest with a cargo of coal


Above photo as PRINS OSCAR courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RAGNAR courtesy of Photoship