D/S Pandia

Other names
Diamando til 1937 - Nirefs - Pandia
Call sign
OFBO
Class
LR100A1
Shipping company
Nationality
Finland flaggFinland
Home port
Mariehamn, Finnland

Shipyard

Name
William Gray & Co.Ltd., West Hartlepool. UK.
Build year
1903
Yard number
665
Month of delivery
Mars

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
2.231
Net tonnage:
1.295
Deadweight:
3.900

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
Nhk 222

Dimensions

Length:
313.0'
Beam:
43.2'
Draft:
19.2'
  • Historikk:

    3/1913: Navigation á Vapeur Panhellénique, Piraeus - PANDIA A. RALLIA
    /1922: The Hellenic  Co. of Maritime Enterprises, Piraeus - NIREFS
    /1925: Tsatsomiros Bros., Piraeus - DIAMANDO
    /1931: Ioannis N. Tsatsomiros, Piraeus/Andros - DIAMANDO
    /1937: Rederi A/B Pandia (A. Karlsson), Mariehamn - PANDIA 
    27.12.1941: Rekvisisjonert av U.S.Government at New York U.S.War Shipping Administration (Alcoa SS Co., Inc., ops), Panama -  DESERT LIGHT
    16.4.1942: Torpedert og senket av tysk ubåt U 572 ( Kapitänleutnant Heinz Hirsacker ) , posisjon 35.53N-72.48V, reise New York - Bermuda, general cargo og explosives.


    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin, 3 cylindere diam. 22",35" & 59"-39". Maskineri bygget ved Cen. Mar, Eng.Wrks, West Hartlepool, UK.

    Sources

    World Ship Society: Starke/Schell Register of Merchant Ships completed in 1903.