Emanuele Accame

A four-masted steel barque built in 1891 by the Continental Lead & Iron Company Ltd., Pertusola, Italy, for Fratelli Accame fu E, Genoa. Her dimensions were 82,92×12,34×7,62 meters [289'0"×40'5"×25'3"] and tonnage 2142 GRT, 1843 NRT and 3000 DWT.

Launched at the Continental Lead & Iron Company Ltd., Pertusola (La Spezia), Italy, for Fratelli Accame fu E, Genoa.
1912 July
Sold to Skibs A/S Grimstad (Marcussen, Jørgensen & Co.), Grimstad, Norway, and was renamed Ferm.
1916 January
Sold to Risør Seilskibs Co. A/S (Alex. Prebensen), Risør.
1916 July 10
Sold to Rederi AB Sydatlanten, Stockholm, for SEK 680.000 and renamed Elsa Olander. Her first Swedish master was Captain Carl Petter Mattsson.
1917 December
Sold to Rederi AB Mimosa (Harald Schüssler), Stockholm.
1920 June 8
Transferred to Rederi AB Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg, and renamed Svecia. After having sailed to Gothenburg, where she was to be re-built as a sail training ship, she was laid up.
1922 June
Sold for SEK 60.000 to Rederi AB Portunus (Alex. Pedersen), Gothenburg, and renamed C.B. Pedersen. The master was the legendary Captain Jean Hjalmar Dahlström.
At the retirement of Captain Dahlström his place was taken by Captain Harald Olof Bruce.
1937 April 25
Run down and sunk by the Elders & Fyffes steamer Chagres of Glasgow SW of the Azores at position 35°36' N and 35°41' W. The master of the Chagres died of a heart attach at the accident.


Updated 1998-06-05 by Lars Bruzelius

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