D/S Rio Sama

Other names
ex Husvik
Call sign
VOJP
Shipping company
Victory Transport & Salvage Co.Ltd.,St.John's,Newfoundland
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1909
Yard number
8
Month of delivery
november

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
130
Net tonnage:
45

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 59
Speed:
10

Dimensions

Length:
95.4'
Beam:
19.1'
Draft:
11.1'
  • HISTORIKK: v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    11/1909: A/S Tønsbergs Hvalfangeri (Oscar Hytten) Tønsberg                             "HUSVIK"
        /1917: A/S Tønsbergs Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg                                                     do
        /1925: Cia. Ballenera del Peru Lda (Hans Borge)Callao, Peru                          "RIO SAMA"
        /1928: New Foundland Whaling Co.Ltd., St.Johns, Newfoundland,U.K.                  do
    11/1929: omdøpt "HUSVIK"
        /1933: New Foundland Whaling Co.Ltd (A.Anonsen), St.Johns, Newfoundland      "HUSVIK"
      5/1936:                                                                                              omdøpt "RIO  SAMA"
      7/1939: Polar Whaling Co.Ltd (Chr.Salvesen& Co.,Leith) St.Johns. Newfoundland   "RIO SAMA"
      6/1942: Victory Transport & Salvage Co.Ltd.,St.Johns, Newfoundland,U.K               do
      5/1943: Montreal Shipping Co.Ltd., St.Johns, Newfoundland, U.K.                          do
      2/1945: Olsen Whaling & Sealing Ltd., St.Johns,Newfoundland, U.K.                       do
      1/1946: Vrak ved Blue Beach på reise St.Johns til Belloran, Newfoundland