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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 courtesy of Photoship