Rolf August Langøen

The information on registered seafarers is not in all cases complete. As new sources are studied, information on engagements and medals etc. will be added to some of the already registered seafarers.

Date of birth

September 12, 1900

Gender

Male

Nationality

Norway flaggNorway

Birthplace

Kristiansand S.

Place of living

Fossvinkelgt. 65, Bergen

County

Aust-AgderHordaland/Bergen

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Ex gratia-arkivet:

    Registernummer under krigen: London 16894, NY 3099.

    Gift med (jf. London-kort): Elna Langøen.

    Var påmønstret M/S Donerail (Panama) mellom avmønstring på M/S Høegh Merchant 12. juni 1941 og påmønstring M/S Fernplant 26. november 1941.

    Privat arkiv:

    Diplom fra Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc (Stratoliner Club):
    "Rolf Langoen Having traveled in the first commercial transport designed to fly at altitudes of approximately three and one-half miles is hereby awarded membership in the Stratoliner Club and is entitled to this certificate as one of a small group of distinguished air travelers who have participated in the historical development of the science of upper-altitude flight". Videre står det på diplomet: "17000 feet Altitude flown on JANUARY 1, 1941".

    Under krigen fløy Langøen som en av de første i stratosfæren - på vei til neste påmønstring.

    Sources

    RA/S-3545/G/Gg

    Privat arkiv avgitt til Stiftelsen Arkivet