M/S Balla

Other names
ex Gresham, ex Margretian
Call sign
LJOY
Shipping company
Brøvig, Th., Farsund
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Enlistment district
Farsund

Shipyard

Name
C. Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol, UK
Build year
1923
Yard number
148
Month of delivery
november

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
2.565
Net tonnage:
1.502
Deadweight:
4.740

Engine

Propulsion:
Beardmore
Engine size:
NHK 370

Dimensions

Length:
297.8'
Beam:
43.9'
Draft:
21.5'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    11/1923: Owen & Watkin Williams & Co., London, UK - MARGRETIAN
    11/1928: Stewart & Esplen Ltd., London, UK - GRESHAM
    1930: Gresham Shipping Co. Ltd., London - GRESHAM
    1930: Ny motor: MAN. BHK  NHK 518 Fart: 10 knop.
    1937: Th. Brøvig, Farsund - BALLA
    1940: P/R Brøvigtank (Th. Brøvig) Farsund - BALLA
    4/1940: Disponert av NORTRASHIP.                             
    10/1945: Th. Brøvig, Farsund - BALLA
    1948: Ny motor: General Motors, BHK 1700, Fart 11 knop. 
    1/1961: Transportacion Maritima Mexicana, Vera Cruz, Mexico - GUADALAJARA
    1967: Solgt til opphugging ved Tamsa Shipbreak, Vera Cruz, Mexico.


    KAPTEINER:
    Osw. Christensen
    J. Dons
    B. Belland
    A. T. Abrahamsen
    Ths. Tønnessen
    O. Hagerup Nilsen
    L. Larsen-Tjørve
    E. W. Nakkestad
    E. Lohndal

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