Flytende hvalkokeri D/S Ernesto Tornquist

Other names
ex Kommandøren I, ex Hampstead Heath,ex Craftsman
Call sign
LOFM HBDJ
Shipping company
Nationality
Argentina flaggArgentina
Home port

Shipyard

Name
C. Connell & Co., Port Glasgow, Skottland
Build year
1897
Yard number
236
Month of delivery
juli

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
6.547
Net tonnage:
4.028

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 583
Speed:
13

Dimensions

Length:
450.0'
Beam:
52.5'
Draft:
30.7'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    7/1897: Charente S. S. Co. Ltd (T. & J. Harrison) Liverpool, U.K. - CRAFTSMAN
    1919: Steam Nav. of Canada Ltd., Liverpool, U.K. - HAMPSTEAD HEATH
    1923: H. A. Christensen A/S, Sandefjord - KOMMANDØREN I
    1923: Ombygd til Hvalkokeri ved Framnes Mek. Verksted, Sandefjord.
    4/1924: Hvalfanger A/S Vega (H. A. Christensen) Sandefjord - KOMMANDØREN I
    5/1927: Comp. Argentina de Pesca Soc. Anon, Buenos Aires, Argentina - ERNESTO TORNQUIST
    1942: Ommålt: BRUTTO: 7.040 tonn. NET: 4.013 tonn.
    1945: Ommålt: BRUTTO: 6.620 tonn. NET: 4.259 tonn.
    10/1950: Grunnstøtte 16/10 i snøstorm på Cape Constance.
    Antarctic Bay, Syd Georgia.

    Sources

    http://minnehallen.no/skip_2/ss-ernesto-tornquist
    http://www.paafeltet.org/?p=4341