D/S Vafos

Other names
ex Spica
Call sign
MCQW
Shipping company
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1906
Yard number
105
Month of delivery
april

Other

  • Participant in WW1
  • Was sunk: Other cause

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1.322
Net tonnage:
779
Deadweight:
2.044

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 168 IHK 850

Dimensions

Length:
246.6'
Beam:
36.6'
Draft:
16.8'
  • HISTORIKK:

    v/H.Larsson-Fedde
    4/1906: A/S Spica(Hj.Siegwarth)Kristiania                       "SPICA"
    /1911: A/S Spica(Thor Thoresen jr)Kristiania                    do
    /1912: A/S Manchester(Thor Thoresen jr)Kristiania        "VAFOS"
    3/1918: Torpedert og senket 30/3 av tysk ubåt UB 72 ( Oberleutnant zur See Friedrich Träger ) i pos.35 kvm.SW av Marsteinen på reise Hull til  Skien med stykkgods. Gikk i konvoi Methill til Bergen. 4 personer omkom.