D/S Abgara

Other names
ex Vindol,ex Bisley,ex Roselands
Call sign
YLFZ
Class
LR100A1 3,42
Shipping company
Nationality
Latvia flaggLatvia
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1911
Yard number
793
Month of delivery
September

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Was sunk: Torpedoed
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
4.422
Net tonnage:
2.821

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 345
Speed:
10

Dimensions

Length:
374.7'
Beam:
51.3'
Draft:
26.0'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    9/1911: Watson Shipping Co. Ltd (Joseph F. Wilson & Co) West Hartlepool, U.K. - ROSELANDS
    /1919: Romney S.S.Co.Ltd (Fawcett, Coverdale & Co) London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1930: Coverdale S.S. Co.Ltd., London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1933: J.A. Billmeir, London, U.K. - BISLEY
    /1933: Parobrodarsko Akcicnarsko Drustvo "Progres", Split,Jugoslavia - VINODAL
    /1936: Latvian Shipping Co(J. Münninghoff) Riga, Latvia - ABGARA
    5/1942: Torpedert og senket 6/5-42 av tysk ubåt U-108 (Fregattenkapitän Klaus   
    Scholtz) i pos. N 20.45', W 72.55'-15 n.m. SE av Great Inagua Island, Bahamas på reise Savannah la Mar, Jamaica via Kingston til Montreal med sukker. Alle reddet.

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin - 3 cylindere diam. 25", 41" & 68"-48". Maskineri bygget ved Central Mar. Eng. Wks. West Hartlepool, Uk.


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    Shipwreck location

    Latitude: 20.75
    Longitude: -72.916667