TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: VOLLRATH THAM
Type: Ore Carrier
Launched: 05/05/1909
Completed: 07/1909
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 429
Dimensions: 5787grt, 2630nrt, 387.1 x 56.5 x 30.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 292nhp;
(1925: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 6cyl (29.25 x 59ins), 489nhp)
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend;
(1925: A/B Gotaverken, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
07/1909 Rederi A/B Lulea-Ofoten, Stockholm
1916 Trafik A/B Grangesberg-Oxelosund, Stockholm
1921 Aug Bolten, Wm Miller's Nachfolger, Hamburg
1922 Trafik A/B Grangesberg-Oxelosund (M Waldenstrom, manager), Stockholm
10/11/1941 Sank
Comments: 1925: Re-engined
10/11/1941: Sunk by a mine 2 miles NNE from the Hubert Gatt Buoy
On a voyage from Lulea to Emden with a cargo of iron ore


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is copyright of Sjöhistoriska Museets

Above photo is courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museets

Above photo is courtesy of Sjöhistoriska Museets

Lloyd's List, Wednesday, 12/05/1909