David d'Angers

A three-masted full-rigged steel ship built in 1901 by A. Dubigeon, Nantes. Dimensions: 261'5×38'8×22'4; 2022 GRT, 1709 NRT, and 3000 DWT.
Launched at the shipyard of A. Dubigeon, Nantes, for Soc. Anon. des Armateurs Nantais, Nantes, and put on the Europe — North America trade.
1904 March 4
Grounded on a sand bank near Horta, Azores, but was re-floated.
1912 August
Sold to A/S Geysir (Ole Gotaas), Kristiania (Oslo), and was renamed Geysir.
1915 August
Sold to Sigurd Bruusgaard, Drammen.
1916 November 28
Sold to Alfred Olsen & Co., Copenhagen.
Sold to Rederiselskabet Limfjorden (Rechnitzer, Thomsen & Co.), Aalborg.
1920 July 1
Sold to AB Skolskepp (S.G. Jansson), Gothenburg, for SEK 975.000 to be used as sail training ship and was renamed Manhem. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 6313 and signal KCPH. New measurements 2022 GRT, 1709 NRT and 3000 DWT. Her first master under Swedish ownership was Captain Nils Magnus Hallberg, Kivik.
1925 February 16
Sold to Thomas Ward, Sheffield, to be broken up.


Updated 1997-04-10 by Lars Bruzelius

Sjöhistoriska Samfundet | The Maritime History Virtual Archives.

Copyright © 1996 Lars Bruzelius.