D/S Astra

Other names
ex York Harbor, ex George Harbor, ex War Tramp
Call sign
LDLS - LHSP - WQDP
Shipping company
Marcus Chr. Stray, Kristiansand
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Kristiansand, Norge
Enlistment district
Kristiansand

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1919
Yard number
695
Month of delivery
juni

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
2.164
Net tonnage:
1.279
Deadweight:
3.570

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 241
Speed:
8,5 knop

Dimensions

Length:
264.5'
Beam:
42.2'
Draft:
21.8'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde, Farsund.

    Kontrahert av The Shipping Controller as - WAR TRAMP
    Sjøsatt under navnet - GEORGE HARBOR

    6/1919: United States Shipping Board, New York, USA - YORK HARBOR
    5/1929: Skips A/S Astra (M. Chr. Stray) Kristiansand S - ASTRA 
    7/1933: A/S Alfa (M. Chr. Stray) Kristiansand S.
    1940/1945 - Disponert av Nortraship
    1946: Ekerholts Rederi A/S (Birger Ekerholt) Oslo - RINGEN
    3/1959: Solgt til Grimstad Skips Opphugging.


    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 18.0"-30.0"-51.0". Maskineri bygget ved Staten Island Shipbuilding Co. Port Richmond, NY. USA. Kjeler samme.

    Se også:
    http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/astra.html