D/S Kastelholm

Other names
Woron - Naimes
Call sign
OHAX
Class
LR100A1 7,40
Shipping company
Nationality
Finland flaggFinland
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack, Tyskland
Build year
1907

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
5.417
Net tonnage:
3.210

Engine

Propulsion:
Quadruple 4 cyl.
Engine size:
Nhk 551

Dimensions

Length:
437.1'
Beam:
54.5'
Draft:
27.5'
  • Historikk:
    v/ Kari Leka.

    7.6.1907 - Roland Linie (Globus Reederei), Bremen - NAIMES
    1919.3.28: NAIMES, war compensation, The Shipping Controller, Andrew Weir & Co., Bank Line, Inver Transport & Trading, Inver Tankers, British-Mexican Petroleum, Glasgow & London
    1921 - Glover Brothers - Shakespear Shipping Co. Ltd., London - WORON
    31.5.1927 - A/B Naxos Prince (Rob. Mattson, Aurorankatu 5).
    1936 - A/B Naxos Prince (Curt Mattson, Helsinki, Aurorankatu 5 A.) - KASTELHOLM
    20.5.1941 - Lovisa Rederi Ab (R. Nordström), Loviisa - KASTELHOLM
    6.3.1941 - D/S KASTELHOLM, from Liinahamari bound for South-America with paper and cellulose cargo in psn 63.08N/11.18W explosion port side in holds 1 and 2, later another explosion. One explanation says the ship was sunk by british mine. The other history claims that the ship was torpedoed and sunk on 6th June by the German submarine maybe U-559 or some other. Deckboy Alf Öster from Närpiö was killed. The other crew were rescued by British trawler NORTHERN REWARD.

    Maskineri:
    Quadruple dampmaskin, 4 cylindere diam. 24 3/16", 34 3/4", 50 3/16" & 78"-53 1/8". Maskineri bygget ved Bremer Vulkan, Vegesac, Tyskland.