D/S Sheng Hwa

Other names
Ex Mitwo,ex Prospector,ex Canadian Prospector
Call sign
LJWA
Shipping company
Torgersen, T.B., Oslo
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Oslo, Norge

Shipyard

Name
J. Coughlan & Sons. Vancouver, Canada
Build year
1920
Yard number
14
Month of delivery
Juni

Maritime inquiries 1939 - 1945

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Interned, 10.5.1941
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
5.492
Net tonnage:
3.380
Deadweight:
8.381

Engine

Speed:
10 knop

Dimensions

Length:
400.0'
Beam:
52.4'
Draft:
28.8'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    6/1920: Canadian Governm. (Merchant Marine Ltd) Montreal - CANADIAN PROSPECTOR
    /1921: Canadian Prospector Ltd (Canadian Goverm. Merchant Marine Ltd) Montreal - CANADIAN PROSPECTOR
    /1927: Canadian Prospector Ltd (Canadian National S. S) Montreal - CANADIAN PROSPECTOR
    /1933: Maritime Nav, Co. Ltd,, Montreal, Canada - PROSPECTOR
    /1935: Pacific Shipping Co. Ltd. A/S (Johan Gran) Bergen - MITWO
    /1938: Skibs A/S Thule (T. B. Torgersen) Oslo - SHENG HWA
    /1941: Internert 10. mai 1941. (Kilde: www.warsailors.com). Tatt av Japanske styrker i Wakamatsu - nytt navn - KYOKOSEI MARU
     3/1943: Senket 2. mars av amerikansk fly ved Port Morsley.

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin. 3 cylindere diam.27"-44"-73".
    Maskineri bygget ved R. Rowan & Co. Ltd. Glasgow, Uk.

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