Name ship: FERDINAND BOL

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Identification Data

Year built: 1919
Classification Register:
IMO number:
Nat. Official Number:
Category: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Steamship
Type: General Cargo
Standard Ship Type:
Type Deck: Full scantling
Masts:
Rig:
Lift Capacity:
Material Hull: Steel
Decks: 2
Construction Data

Shipbuilder: Columbia River Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland (Ore.), U.S.A.
Yardnumber: 25
Date Laid Down:
Launch Date: 1919-00-00
Delivery Date: 1919-09-00
Technical Data

Engine Manufacturer: General Electric Company Inc., U.S.A.
Engine Type: Steam, Turbine
Number of Cylinders:
Power: 2500
Power Unit: BHP (APK, RPK)
Eng. additional info: 0
Speed in knots: 10.50
Number of screws:
 
Gross Tonnage: 5704.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 3465.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 8624.00 tons deadweight (1016 kg)
Grain: 428000 Cubic Feet
Bale: 408000 Cubic Feet
 
Length 1: 410.00 Feet (British) Registered
Beam: 54.20 Feet (British) Registered
Depth: 27.60 Feet (British) Registered
Draught:
 
Configuration Changes

Certificate of Registry
Ship History Data

Date/Name Ship 1919-09-00 WEST HARSHAW
Manager: United States Shipping Board, Portland (Ore.),
Owner: United States Shipping Board, Portland (Ore.),
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: Portland (Ore.) /
Callsign:
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1933-00-00 WEST HARSHAW
Manager: Lykes Bros. - Ripley S.S. Co. Inc., New Orleans (La.), U.S.A.
Owner: Lykes Bros. - Ripley S.S. Co. Inc., New Orleans (La.), U.S.A.
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: New Orleans (La.) / U.S.A.
Callsign:
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1938-00-00 WEST HARSHAW
Manager: Lykes Bros. Steamship Company Inc., New Orleans (La.), U.S.A.
Owner: Lykes Bros. Steamship Company Inc., New Orleans (La.), U.S.A.
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: New Orleans (La.) / U.S.A.
Callsign:
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1940-00-00 EMPIRE ORYX
Manager: Andrew Weir & Co. Ltd, London, Great Britain
Owner: Ministry of (War) Transport, London, Great Britain
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: London / Great Britain
Callsign: GLNY
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1941-00-00 EMPIRE ROBIN
Manager: Andrew Weir & Co. Ltd, London, Great Britain
Owner: Ministry of (War) Transport, London, Great Britain
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: London / Great Britain
Callsign:
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1942-04-13 FERDINAND BOL
Manager: N.V. Gebroeders van Uden's Scheepvaart- en Agentuur Maatschappij, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Owner: Staat der Nederlanden, The Hague, Netherlands
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: Rotterdam / Netherlands
Callsign:
Additional info:

Ship Events Data

1942-07-29: Final Fate: Het vrachtschip ss. 'FERDINAND BOL' (1919) eigendom van de Nederlandse Regering en in beheer bij Gebr. van Uden, onder gezag van kapitein W. Muller, op weg met een lading staal en ijzerschroot van Halifax naar Newport, Mon. (U.K.), in convooi varend, zinkt op 29.07.1942 na een aanvaring in dichte mist met het Noorse ss. 'Norske King' op 45.21 N / 59.28 W. De bemanning kan hierbij worden gered.

Ship Masters Data

Images


Description: West Harshaw 1919.
Image type: Photo

Description: Ferdinand Bol 1919 ex Empire Robin ex Empire Oryx ex West Harshaw.
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Description: Ferdinand Bol 1919 ex Empire Robin ex Empire Oryx ex West Harshaw.
Image type: Photo
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