D/S Sarna

Call sign
GTPR
Shipping company
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port
Leith, UK

Shipyard

Name
Smiths Dock Co.Ltd., Middlesbrough, UK
Build year
1930
Yard number
933

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Sunk by mine, 25.2.1941
  • Civilian ship, Navy ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
268
Net tonnage:
94

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.

Dimensions

Length:
121.4'
Beam:
24.6'
Draft:
12.8'
  • Historikk:

    1930 -Levert fra Smith`s Dock Co, Middlesbrough, Uk til The South Georgia Co. v/ Chr. Salvesen & Co. Leith, Skotland - SARNA
    3/1940 - REkvirert av Royal Navy og utstyrt som minesveiper.(Undelagt 142md. Minesweepig Gorup). 
    25.2.1941 Gikk på en tysk flymine lagt ut av fly fra II/KG. 4 sank hvalfanger 25. februar 1941 SARNA (Skipsfører C. Sarel RNR) fra 142. minesveiper gruppe i Suez kanalen. Skipsføreren til SARNA klarte of føre båten klar av kanalen og mot land og sette den på stranden. En av mannskapet var savnet og en annen skadet.

    (HM whaler SARNA was a Salvesen vessel of 268 tons grt, built by Smith's Dock at South Bank as their yard no. 933, launched 30.7.1930, based in South Africa, requisitioned by the Royal Navy in March 1940 there as an auxiliary minesweeper. She arrived Durban on 22 Dec. 1940, and then at Kilindini (Kenya) from Durban on 7 Jan. 1941, bound for the Mediterranean as flotilla leader of the 142nd Minesweeping Group under the temporary skipper Lt. W.T. Allen RNR. The other whalers in the Group sailing together with her were SOIKA, SOTRA, SVANA. During the final part of her journey she was mined in the Suez Canal.)

    Se også:
    http://www.lardex.net/TONSBERG/salvesen/skipstekst/1930Sarna.htm

     Maskineri:
    Tripple dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 13"-22.5"-39". Maskineri bygget ved Smith`s Dock, Co. Middlesbough, Uk.

    Sources

    http://warsailors.com/forum/read.php?1,56842,63328#msg-63328

    http://www.plimsollshipdata.org/ship.php?ship_id=16175&name=Sarna

    https://books.google.no/books?id=tdbEAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA297&lpg=PA297&dq=whaler+Sarna&source=bl&ots=6BuoGqZqTV&sig=asU4X9waZiInoAkmy-4hBbBZM3Q&hl=no&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjWrurX6-3YAhVIESwKHSmqDd4Q6AEIQDAG#v=onepage&q=whaler%20Sarna&f=false