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Name Official number Flag IMO
HELICON    DEU   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1887  30/08/1887   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Ship
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   151 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1663 grt / 1613 nrt / 256.5 ft  38.6 ft  22.7 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bernhard Wencke Söhne. Hamburg.   Hamburg   
Other names
1915 VIUDA LLUSA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1905 Rhederei AG von 1896, Hamburg
1911 Skibs A/S Helicon - reg A J Grefstad, Kristiansand - reg Norway
1912 reg Grefstad & Herlofson, Arendal
1914 A/S Helicon - mng A/S Henriksen & Skaugen, Risør.
1915 Romussi & Canessa, Valparaiso, Chile.
1915 Viuda Llusa y R Masia S&C, Barcelona- reg Barcelona
1923 Llusa y Compañia S&C, Barcelona. 
Vessel history
1/11/1914 captured by the German auxiliary cruiser SMS TITANIA in position 31.57S-77.12W near Juan Fernandez Islands, Chile while on a voyage from Port Talbot, Wales to Caleta Coloso, Chile with coal. Seriously damaged during capture and unloading.
1915 sold and repaired  
Remarks
later 1640grt 1550nrt 
End year Fate / Status
1929  Broken Up 01/10/1929 
Disposal Detail
01/10/1929 arrived Savona to be broken up.  
 

 



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