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Name Official number Flag IMO
CRAFTSMAN  106865  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1897  14/04/1897   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo Liner  Steel Screw Steamer 4 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   236 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6196 grt / 4030 nrt / 450.0 ft  52.5 ft  30.7 ft  25 ft 8 in 
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (27.5, 45.5, 75 x 60in), 583nhp, 13 Knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Charente S.S. Co. Ltd. - T. & J. Harrison, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1919 HAMPSTEAD HEATH - 1923 KOMMANDOREN I - 1927 ERNESTO TORNQUIST 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1919 Steam Navigation Company of Canada Ltd. - Japp, Hatch & Co., Liverpool
1923 H. A. Christensen A/S, Sandefjord
1926 Hvalfanger A/S Vega - H. A. Christensen
1927 Comp. Argentina de Pesca, Buenos Aires 
Vessel history
1923 converted to whale factory ship
1927 converted to whale oil tanker 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1950  Wrecked 15/10/1950 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked between Cape Constance and in Antarctic Point, South Georgia, broke in two next day, on passage Sandefjord for Gryteviken 
 

 



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