D/S Busen 8

Call sign
LCAR - WQBN
Class
DNV1A1 Hvalfanger
Shipping company
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1928
Yard number
850
Month of delivery
September

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship, Navy ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
397
Net tonnage:
146

Engine

Propulsion:
Engine size:
NHK 218

Dimensions

Length:
144.6'
Beam:
27.7'
Draft:
14.5'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde

    9/1928: A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg - BUSEN 8
    1941: The Royal Navy, U .K. (Minesweeper) - HMS LURCHER"
    1945: A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg - BUSEN 8
    1957: Kondemnert i Husvik Harbour.

    Maskineri:
    Dampmaskin, trippel exp. 3 sylindre, diam. 17"-28"-46."
    Bygd av Smit's Dock Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough, UK.
    Kjeler Bygd av av Richardsons, Westgarth & Co. Ltd., Hartlepool, UK.

    Se også:
    http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/busen.html