D/S Frank Seamans

Call sign
LGJA - LGMQ
Shipping company
Ivarans Rederi A/S,Kristiania/OsloHolter-Sørensen,S.,OsloHansen,Geo.,Oslo
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Oslo, Norge

Shipyard

Name
John Priestman & Son, Sunderland, UK
Build year
1928
Yard number
290
Month of delivery
februar

Maritime inquiries 1939 - 1945

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Torpedoed, 7.5.1942
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
4.271
Net tonnage:
2.635
Deadweight:
7.100

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 333

Dimensions

Length:
352.0'
Beam:
60.0'
Draft:
22.2'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde.

    2/1928: Skips A/S Igadi (Ivar An. Christensen) Oslo  - FRANK SEAMANS
    1932: Skips A/S Igadi (S. Holter Sørensen & Ivar An. Christensen) Oslo - FRANK SEAMANS            
    8/1934: Skips A/S Igadi (S. Holter Sørensen) Oslo - FRANK SEAMANS                                              
    8/1939: Rederi A/S Nidaros (Geo. Hansen) Oslo - FRANK SEAMANS                                                 
    5/1942: Torpedert og senket den 7/5 av tysk ubåt U-162 (Kapitän Zur See Jürgen Wattenberg) i pos. 30 n.m. av Surinam Red på reise fra Paramaribo til Port of Spain, Trinidad.    

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 23.5"-39.0"-65.0". Maskineri bygget ved North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Sunderland, England Kjeler samme.

    Se også:
    https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ship/1615.html
    http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/frankseamans.html

    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 6.35
    Longitude: -55.633333