M/S Tropic Star

Other names
ex Ashurton, ex Yomah
Call sign
LJMM
Shipping company
Jakhelln, Alf, OsloFearnley & Eger, Kristiania/Oslo
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Oslo, Norge

Shipyard

Name
William Denny & Brothers Ltd., Dumbarton, UK
Build year
1926
Yard number
1171
Month of delivery
Oktober

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
5.389
Net tonnage:
3.135
Deadweight:
8.455

Engine

Propulsion:
Atlas
Engine size:
BHK 2620
Speed:
10,5 knop

Dimensions

Length:
400.4'
Beam:
52.3'
Draft:
28.4'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde.

    10/1926: M/V Yomah v/ P. Henderson & Co, Glasgow, UK. - YOMAH
    1927: Australian Steam Shipping Co v/ T. Andersson, London - ASHBURTON
    1937: Skips A/S Plata v/ Alf Jakhelln, Oslo - TROPIC STAR
    1940 - 1945: I NORTRASHIPS tjeneste.
    1942: Skips A/S Plata v/ Fearnley & Eger, Oslo - TROPIC STAR
    1947: Rederi A/B Atlanta v/ Finland Syd-Amerika Linjen, Helsingfors - ANJA
    1951: Finland Syd-Amerika Linjen A/B v/ O/Y Suomen Etelö Amerika Linja, Helsingfors - ANJA              
    1952: Ny motor: Sulzer   BHK 3200   Fart: 12 knop.
    1961: Solgt til Valencia, Spania for opphugging.

    Maskineri:
    Dieselmotor 2 takt enkeltvirkende - 6 sylindere, diam. 1060 mm.
    Bygget ved W. M. Denny & Bros. Ltd. Dumbarton, UK.

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