D/S Ceiba

Call sign
HRBK
Shipping company
Nationality
Honduras flaggHonduras
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend, Newcastle, UK
Build year
1911
Yard number
850
Month of delivery
April

Other

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

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1,462
Net tonnage:
1.054

Engine

Speed:
12,5

Dimensions

Length:
309.6'
Beam:
39.2'
Draft:
16.6'
  • HISTORIKK: v/H. Larsson-Fedde

      4/1911: Emerald S.S.Co.Ltd.( J. Maxton) Belfast,U.K.                       "CEIBA"
        /1913: Vaccaro Bros. S.S.Co.Ltd(S.D'Antoni) Ceiba,Honduras             do
        /1015: Forl. 39.2'- BRutto: 1.698 t. NET: 1.054 tonn
        /1920: Ceiba S.S.Co(Vaccaro Bros. & Co) Ceiba, Honduras                 do
        /1924: Mexican American Fruit & S.S.Corp(Standard Fruit
                   & S.S. Co. & Di Giorgio Fruit Corp)Ceiba,Honduras                  do
        /1928: American Fruit & S.S.Corp(Standard Fruit & S.S.Corp)Ceiba      do
        /1933: Seaboard S.S.Corp(Standard Fruit & S.S.Co)Ceiba,Honduras    do
      3/1942: Torpedert og senket17. mars 1942 av tysk ubåt U-124.
                   Korvettenkapitän Johann Mohr) i pos.N 35.43',W 73.49'
                   på reise Kingston, Jamaica til New York med bananer.
                   44 personer omkom, 6 personer reddet

    Maskineri:
    Dampmaskin 23,39 x 66 x 42'',Motoren bygd av Swan,Hunter
    & Wigham Richardson Ltd.,Newcastle
     
               

    Sources

    http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1445.html