D/S Abgara

Other names
ex Vindol,ex Bisley,ex Roselands
Call sign
YLFZ
Class
LR100A1 3,42
Shipping company
Nationality
Latvia flaggLatvia
Home port
Riga, Latvia

Shipyard

Name
William Gray & Co.Ltd., West Hartlepool. UK.
Build year
1911
Yard number
793
Month of delivery
September

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Was sunk: Torpedoed
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
4.422
Net tonnage:
2.821

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 345
Speed:
10

Dimensions

Length:
374.7'
Beam:
51.3'
Draft:
26.0'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    9/1911: Watson Shipping Co. Ltd (Joseph F. Wilson & Co) West Hartlepool, U.K. - ROSELANDS
    /1919: Romney S.S.Co.Ltd (Fawcett, Coverdale & Co) London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1930: Coverdale S.S. Co.Ltd., London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1933: J.A. Billmeir, London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1933: Parobrodarsko Akcicnarsko Drustvo "Progres", Split,Jugoslavia - VINODAL
    /1936: Latvian Shipping Co(J. Münninghoff) Riga, Latvia - ABGARA
    5/1942: Torpedert og senket 6/5-42 av tysk ubåt U-108 (Fregattenkapitän Klaus   
    Scholtz) i pos. N 20.45', W 72.55'-15 n.m. SE av Great Inagua Island, Bahamas på reise Savannah la Mar, Jamaica via Kingston til Montreal med sukker. Alle reddet.

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin - 3 cylindere diam. 25", 41" & 68"-48". Maskineri bygget ved Central Mar. Eng. Wks. West Hartlepool, Uk.


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    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 20.75
    Longitude: -72.916667