Steel barque built in 1893 by Fevig Jernskibsbyggeri, Arendal, Norway. Dimensions 64,92×10,32×5,40 meters [216'×34'×18'1"] and tonnage 1081 GRT, 999 NRT and 1600 DWT.
Launched at the shipyard of Fevig Jernskibsbyggeri, Arendal, Norway, on speculation but was bought by B.A. Olsen & Sønner, Lyngør, Norway.
Sold to Wardle & Co., Port Adelaide, for £ 6000 and was renamed to Wathara in May 1916.
1919 September
Sold to James Bell & Co., Hull, for £ 18.000.
1922 May
Sold to Alf Monsen, Tønsberg. Captain H.J Wang.
1925 March 12
Sold to Gustav Erikson, Mariehamn, for £ 2200 and was renamed Lingard. The Finnish measurements yielded the tonnage: 1039 GRT and 882 NRT.
1935 November 2
Collided in Kattegat with the Swedish steamer Gerd which sank with the loss of the entire crew. The Lingard was towed to Gothenburg where she was condemned and sold to Stavanger Skibs-ophugnings Co.
Sold to Norsk Sejlskute Klubb, Oslo, for NOK 24.500 in damaged condition. Repared and used as a club house and museum.
1941 [?]
Taken over by the German army and used a storage hulk.
1946 May
Sold to a salvage company in Moss to be cut down to a salvage pontoon.


Updated 1997-04-05 by Lars Bruzelius

Sjöhistoriska Samfundet | The Maritime History Virtual Archives.

Copyright © 1997 Lars Bruzelius.