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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALDER    SWE   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  23/06/1898   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  239 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1378 grt / 829 nrt / 246.2 ft  34.1 ft  14.0 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (21, 33, 54 x 39in), 212nhp, 920ihp, 13 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Angfartygs AB Thule - O. Melin, Gothenburg   Gothenburg   
Other names
1930 NORTHUMBRIA - 1940 EUPEN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1916 Rederi AB Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg
1940 German Navy - Kriegsmarine 
Vessel history
1930 extensively refurbished and modified with refrigerated hold. 1522gt.
10/04/1940 seized by Germany at Stavanger and converted to U~boat trials escort vessel 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Bombed 09/10/1943 
Disposal Detail
Bombed by Allied aircraft in Gotenhafen (Gdynia).
In 1944 she was raised in two parts and scrapped.
 
 

 



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