Columbus of Norddeutscher Lloyd built 1923 at Schichau Danzig here seen after refit of machinery (at Blohm + Voss in Hamburg 1929 now turbine propulsion enabling 22 kn instead of 18 kn) with larger funnels somewhat similar to Bremen and Europa.
Columbus of Vestmanna, Built in Dieppe, France, in 1961 as a longliner (in a series of 6), later converted to trawling.
After a long inactive period, Columbus and the sister, name?, ar restarting the fishing as pair-trawlers. Seen in Tórshavn 28.03.2009.
Snapshot bought at collectables fair.
Built: 1924 Schichau, Danzig
Owners: Norddeutscher Lloyd
1914: Laid down--double bottom complete by outbreak of war, but building halted until 1920. Originally planned to call her 'Hindenburg.'
1922: June 17: Naming ceremony. In the l