Queen Mab

An iron barque built in 1887 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, as yard no. 163. Dimensions: 205'0"×33'5"×19'8" and tonnage: 1027 GRT, 1000 NRT, 1600 DWT and 954 tons under deck.
1887 March
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for J. Fairlie, Glasgow. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 93370 and signal KLNV.
Sold to Jens A.A. Marcussen, Risør, Norway and was renamed Alfa. [Norske Seilskuter has 1908 and Askerøien, Lungør as port of registration]
Captain K.O. Bosvig.
Captain Th. Thorsen.
1915 August 26
Sold to Rederi AB Quinta (Ivar Lignell), Gothenburg, for SEK 125.000 and was renamed Senta. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 5741 and signal JVKS. The Swedish tonnage figures were: 1027 GRT, 927 NRT and 1600 DWT. Captain Carl Anton Johansson Aspgren, Oskarshamn, was given command of the ship.
1916 December 3
Sailed from Gothenburg with a cargo of 441 standards of timber for Delagoa Bay, South Africa.
1916 December 4
Sunk by a German submarine 6 miles S of Ryvingen. The crew was picked up the Norwegain steamer Mia of Stavanger.


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