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ALABAMA

S/S Alabama
Call sign: JWRQ
Class: DNV1A1
Shipping company: Holdt & Isachsen, Stavanger
Arthur H. Mathiesen., Kristiania
Nationality: Norway
Home port: Stavanger, Kristiania

Shipyard
Name: Fevigs Jernskibsbyggeri, Grimstad, Norway
Build year: 1897
Yard number: 17

Tonnage
Gross tonnage: 891
Net

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IMO 5600923 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship / Fruit Carrier.
Dim : Loa x Beam - 67.07 x 9.15 mtr.
Built in 1897 as " ALABAMA " at Fevigs Jernskibsbyggeri A/S Fevig Norway for A/S Alabama Dampskibsselskab (Holdt & Isachsen Stavanger as manager) Stavanger Norway. Launched 12/06, completed in October. On charter to American Companies for the fruit trade between Caribbean / Central America and USA.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 935 / 577 / -.---.
Machinery : Laxevaags Maskin- & Jernskibsbyggeri.Steam Engine Triple Exp. (19”–31”–51”, Stroke 33”.) - 173 nhp.
Main Boiler : Laxevaags Maskin- & Jernskibsbyggeri Scottish Steam Boiler (16,3’ x 10,7’) w/ 4 Furnaces.

1915 Sold to Arthur H. Mathiesen Rederi A/S Kristiania/Oslo Norway.

1916 Mined and sunk 10/02 about 5 nm from Kentish Knock, England while on a voyage from Le Havre, France to Tyne, England in ballast. Mine was laid previous day by UC 1 (Kapitänleutnant Egon von Werner). Captain Sverre Gundersen and his crew abandoned in starboard lifeboat. They was shortly after taken up by SS BALZAC and later landed at East Hartlepool, England.




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