D/S Baja California

Call sign
MKQG
Shipping company
Lindvig,A.O.,Kristiania/Oslo
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Kristiania / Oslo, Norge

Shipyard

Name
Robert Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland, UK
Build year
1914
Yard number
286
Month of delivery
oktober

Other

  • Participant in WW1
  • Participant in WW2
  • Was sunk: Other cause
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1.649
Net tonnage:
819
Deadweight:
2.550

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 204
Speed:
12 knop

Dimensions

Length:
265.6'
Beam:
38.5'
Draft:
18.0'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde

    MOSQUITO FARTEN

    10/1914: A/S Baja California (A.O.Lindvig) Kristiania - BAJA CALIFORNIA
    8/1923: Empresa Hondurena de Formento, Puerto Cortez, Honduras - BAJA CALIFORNIA
    /1925: Sagamo S.S.Corp(Cuyamel Fruit Co) Puerto Cortez - BAJA CALIFORNIA
    12/1929: Mayan S.S.Corp(United Fruit Co) Puerto Cortez - BAJA CALIFORNIA
    7/1942: Torpedert og senket den 19/7 av tysk ubåt U-84 ( Kapitänleutnant Horst Uphoff ) i pos. N 25.14' W 82.27' på reise New Orleans & Puerto Barrios til Key West med stykkgods og tobakk. 3 personer omkom.

    Se også:

    http://www.armed-guard.com/panama.html#bac

    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 25.2333
    Longitude: -82.45