Flytende hvalkokeri D/S Ernesto Tornquist

Other names
ex Kommandøren I, ex Hampstead Heath,ex Craftsman
Call sign
LOFM HBDJ
Shipping company
Nationality
Argentina flaggArgentina
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1897
Yard number
236
Month of delivery
juli

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
6.547
Net tonnage:
4.028

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 583
Speed:
13

Dimensions

Length:
450.0'
Beam:
52.5'
Draft:
30.7'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    7/1897: Charente S. S. Co. Ltd (T. & J. Harrison) Liverpool, U.K. - CRAFTSMAN
    1919: Steam Nav. of Canada Ltd., Liverpool, U.K. - HAMPSTEAD HEATH
    1923: H. A. Christensen A/S, Sandefjord - KOMMANDØREN I
    1923: Ombygd til Hvalkokeri ved Framnes Mek. Verksted, Sandefjord.
    4/1924: Hvalfanger A/S Vega (H. A. Christensen) Sandefjord - KOMMANDØREN I
    5/1927: Comp. Argentina de Pesca Soc. Anon, Buenos Aires, Argentina - ERNESTO TORNQUIST
    1942: Ommålt: BRUTTO: 7.040 tonn. NET: 4.013 tonn.
    1945: Ommålt: BRUTTO: 6.620 tonn. NET: 4.259 tonn.
    10/1950: Grunnstøtte 16/10 i snøstorm på Cape Constance.
    Antarctic Bay, Syd Georgia.

    Sources

    http://minnehallen.no/skip_2/ss-ernesto-tornquist
    http://www.paafeltet.org/?p=4341