D/S Royal

Other names
ex Sortland, ex Ferm, ex Hollandia II, ex Falkaas
Call sign
LCWQ
Class
DNV1A1
Shipping company
Thommesen Alfred I., Arendal
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Arendal, Norge
Enlistment district
Arendal

Shipyard

Name
N. V. Werf Zeeland, Hansweert, Nederland
Build year
1918
Yard number
57
Month of delivery
Januar

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
772
Net tonnage:
406
Deadweight:
1.000

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 116
Speed:
8.5 knop

Dimensions

Length:
179.5'
Beam:
30.2'
Draft:
12.5'
  • HISTORIKK: 
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde.

    1/1918: D/S Vest Norge (H. Schnitler) Kristiansund - FALKAAS
    2/1918: N. V. Scheepsvaart Maatschappi Hollandia, Rotterdam - HOLLANDIA II
    4/1923: Skips A/S Varild (Jakhelln & Prebensen A/S) Kristiania - FERM
    2/1925: Alexander Prebensens D/S (Jakhelln & Prebensen A/S) Oslo - FERM 
    5/1925: Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab, Stokmarknes - SORTLAND
    8/1939: Skips A/S Royal (Alfred I. Thommesen) Arendal - ROYAL
    1940 - 1945: I Nortraships tjeneste.
    2/1947: Rederi A/B Egon (E. Stjerna) Malmø, Sverige - S. M. STJERNA
    7/1955: Sank den 7/7 ved Gedser etter kollisjon med damper D/S KORSØ på reise fra Hernøsand til Wisbeck med tømmer.

    Kapein:
    Christian Olsen.

    Maskineri:
    Trippel dampmaskin, 3 sylindere, diam. 14.4"-23.6"-38.2".
    Maskineri bygget ved Schipper & Van Dongen, Geertruidenberg, Holland.

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