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Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Italian submarine Cadmio cancelled in 1943

Of the Tritone-class or Flutto-class type II. Dimensions 64.19 x 6.98 x 4.93 metres a displacement of 928 (surfaced)-1.131 (submerged) tons. Crew numbered 49 men including 5 officers. Speed 16 (surfaced)-8 (submerged) knots. Range surfaced 5.400 nautical miles/8 knots respectively 2.000/16 and submerged 80 nautical miles/4 knots respectively 7/8. Armament 7-53,3cm/21” torpedo tubes (4 for, 2 aft), 1-10cm/4” cal 47 gun on the fore deck before the tower and 2x1-2cm anti aircraft guns. Diving depth 130 metres.

To be built by CRDA, Monfalcone Italy but never laid down but building cancelled after the armistice between Italy and the Allies dated 3 September 1943.

Sources

Erminio Bagnasco, Submarines of World War Two, Cassell & Co, London. 1977

Paolo M. Pollina. I Sommergibili Italiani. Ufficio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1963

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

https://www.marina.difesa.it/

http://www.regiamarina.net/

http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/

Russian screw steam corvette Kreisser visited Sabang, Dutch East Indies in 1899

The Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1898-1899 reported that the Russian corvette Kreisser (1) visited Sabang, Dutch East Indies (2) between 13-14 June 1899. The Dutch newspaper De locomotief dated 20 February reported her arrival on 13 January to load coal, water and stores.

Notes

1. The screw steam corvette Kreiser of the Kreiser-class, buit in 1875, reclassified cruiser 2nd class in 1892, training ship since 1906, hulked in 1911 and scrapped in 1924?

2. Sabang was an important coal bunker station.

Japanese river gunboat Futami 1929-1944, Taiwanese Yung An 1945-1949 and Chinese Zhu Jiang 1949-1960s

Part of the Atami-class consisting of the Atami and Futami, preceded by the Seta. Built under the 1927 Fiscal Year, laid down by Fujinagata Shipyards, Osaka, Japan on 25 June 1929, launched on 20 November 1929, completed on 28 February 1930, stricken on 30 September 1945, handed over to the Republic of China/Taiwan an renamed Yung An in 1946, captured by China on 30 November 1949, renamed Zhu Jiang and broken up in the 1960s. Displacement 206 (design)-253 (actual)-tons and as dimensions 46,3 x 6,79 x 1,13 metres or 152 x 22.3 x 3,7 feet. Machinery consisted of 2 reciprocating vertical triple expansion steam engines with 2 Kampon boilers supplying 1.300hp allowing a speed of 16 knots and a range of 1.000 nautical miles and a speed of 54 knots. Crew numbered 54 men. Armament consisted of 1-8cm/3.1” /45 cal gun and 5-7,7mm machine guns.

Germans claiming sinking of French battleship Suffren according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Tilburgsche Courant dated 12 February 1916



German U-52

An item dated Berlin, Germany reported that a German submarine torpedoed on 8 Feburary off the Syrian coast south of Beiroet the French battleship Suffren (1) which sunk within 2 minutes.

Note

1. Predreadnought battleship, preceded by Iéna, succeeded by République-class, building ordered on 21 April 1898, laid down at the Arsenal de Brest on 5 January 1899, launched on 25 July 1899, commissioned on 3 February 1904 and by the German submarine SM U-52 on 26 November 1916 off Lisbon, Portugal. So this news item is not correct although it was published in several Dutch newspapers. The Het nieuws van den dag dated 14 February referred to a statement of the French minister of navy dated Paris, France 13 February reporting that she was lying at Toulon, France and not sunk as German telegrams claimed. The Haagsche courant dated 15 February confirmed this latter item but reported the missing of the small French cruiser Amiral Charnier. She was laid don by Arsenal de Rochefort in June 18909, launched on 26 August 1895, commissioned on 26 August 1895 and sunk on 8 February 1916 by the German submarine U-21 underway from Ruad Island, Syria to Port Said, Egypt. Of the Amiral Charner-class armored cruisers, preceded by Dupuy de Lôme, succeeded by Pothua.

Russian tanker Omsk 1969-1989

Russia-flagged, homeport Vladivostok, IMO 6915312, call sign ESOP. Broken up at Shanghai, China. Built by Shipyard 176=STC Finland Rauma, Rauma in 1April 969. Laid down as Auseklis?

Part of a group consisting of the Altaj, Aktau, Amgun, Aktubinsk, Aykhal, Rauma, Adygeni, Anakliya, Aynazhi, Kola, Izkora, Khersones, Akhaltsikhe, Yugansk, Ararat, Ayon, Omsk, Autse, Biryuza Antares, Zugdidim Auseklis, Zhalgiris, Abava, Prut, Svrgutnef, Anyuy, Neftegoresk, Tarkhankut, Ilim, Aspindza, Dabrecen, Neftekamsk, Sakhalinneft, Sibirneft and Rumbula. The Project 160 or called by the NATO the Altay-class consisted of the Kola, Elnya, Egorlyk, Izhora, Prut and Ilim.

General technical characteristics of the Altay, the details could differs from ship to ship. Gross register tonnage 3.674 tons, net register tonnage 1.728 tons, deadweight 4.997.0 tons deadweight cargo capacity 4.314.0 tons and as dimensions 97,00 (between perpendiculars)-106,07 (over all) x 15,40 (moulded) x 7.90 (depth to main deck) x 18,80 (height mast above main deck) s 0,04/650 (fore light-fully loaded)-5,43/650 (aft light-fully loaded)-2.69 /6,50 (light-fully loaded) metres. Speed 13,2 (full loaded)-14,20 (in ballast) knots. Capacity of dry cargo hold 1874,4 M3 grain. Total capacity of cargo oil tanks and deep tanks 5.908,0 M3. Five cargo oil tanks. Could transport all grades of oil including petrol of at least 0,74 k/gsm3 specific weight. 

Turkish battle cruiser Yavuz Sultan Selim battled with Russian battleship according to the Dutch newspaper De Sumatra post dated 29 January 1916

Original postcard Chocolate La Estrella


An item referred to tidings received from Petrograd, Russia reporting that after the battle on 8 January between the Goeben (1) and a Russian battleship the Goeben returned while damaged to Constantinople, Turkey with 39 of her crew members killed and 80 wounded.

Note

1. Handed over with the Breslau to Turkey on 16 August 1914 and renamed Yavuz Sultan Selim but mostly referred to as Yavuz. In 1936 officially rebaptized Yavuz, decommissioned in 1950 and broken up in 1973. Ordered to be built at the Blohm&Voss yard at Hamburg, Germany on 8 April 1909, laid down on 28 August 1909, launched on 28 March 1911 and commissioned in the Imperial German navy on 2 July 1912. Of the Moltke-class, preceded by Von der Tann, succeeded by Seydlitz, with a displacement of 22,979 (design)-25,400 (full load) tons and as dimensions 187,6 x 30 x 9,2 metres. Her main armament in German service were 5x2-28cm guns. 

Italian midget submarine CB 21 1943-1945

Of the CB-class preceded by CA-class. Displacement 36 (surfaced)-45 (submerged) tons and as dimensions 15 x 3 x 2.10 metres. Crew numbered 4 men including 1 officer. Armament consisted of 2-45cm/17.7 torpedo tubes. Speed 7.5 (surfaced)-7 (submerged) knots. Range surfaced 1.400 nautical miles/5 knots respectively 450/7.5 and submerged 50/3 respectively 7/7.

Built by Caproni-Taliedo. Captured by the Germans after the Italian armistice of 3 September 1943, handed over to the Italian Social Republic, sunk near Pola (Pula, Croatia) in a collision on 29 April 1945 and stricken on Italian naval list 27 February 1947.

Sources

Erminio Bagnasco, Submarines of World War Two, Cassell & Co, London. 1977

Paolo M. Pollina. I Sommergibili Italiani. Ufficio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1963

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

https://www.marina.difesa.it/

http://www.regiamarina.net/

http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/

Anonymous German battleship sunk in the Baltic according to the Dutch newspaper De Tijd dated 13 July 1915

SMS Deutschland

An item dated London, England 12 July reported that the officers and the crew of a British submarine were decorated by the Russian tsar with the Cross of St. George for sinking a German battleship in the Baltic. The Germans still not confirmed such a loss. The newspaper Bataviaasch nieuwsblad dated 5 July published an item dated Petrograd, Russia 4 July reported that a submarine launched on 2 July two torpedoes sinking a German battleship of the Deutschland-class.(1)

Note

1. Deutschland-class pre-dreadnought battleship consisted of 5 ships, all survived the First World War except for the SMS Pommern which was sunk in the Battle of Jutland on 1 June 1916. Preceded by Braunschweig-class and succeeded by Nassau-class.


German tug Bugsier 21 2000-



Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 24 October 2021

Antigua&Barbuda-flagged, IMO 9214989, MMSI 305173000 and call sign V2HI3. Gross tonnage 382 tons, summer deadweight 160 tons and as dimensions 30.60 x 11.62 x 5.12 metres. Built by J.G. Hitzler, Lauenburg, Germany with yard number 819 in 2000. Owned by Bugsier Reederei&Bergungs GmbH, Hamburg, Germany.

American whaling ship Champion visited Hilo, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Hilo, Hawaii by the American whaling ship Champion master Parker of New Bedford 8 months out 225 barrels sperm oil.

American whaling ship Ontario visited Hilo, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

 The New Pictorial and Illustrated Family Magazine established for the diffusion of useful knowledge, vol. III. Robert Sears editor, New York 1846

An item reported the arrival at Hilo, Hawaii by the American whaling ship Ontario master Brown of Sag Harbor 5 months out 70 barrels whale oil.

French whaling ship General Teste visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

 The New Pictorial and Illustrated Family Magazine established for the diffusion of useful knowledge, vol. III. Robert Sears editor, New York 1846

An item reported the departure from Honolulu, Hawaii on 29 March by the French whaling ship General Teste on cruising.

American whaling ship Merrimac visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

 The New Pictorial and Illustrated Family Magazine established for the diffusion of useful knowledge, vol. III. Robert Sears editor, New York 1846

An item reported the departure from Honolulu, Hawaii on 29 March by the American whaling ship Merrimac master Dustin of New London for cruising.

American whaling ship Nassau visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 30 March by the American whaling ship Nassau master Weeks of New Bedford 30 months out 850 barrels sperm oil 150 barrels whale oil.

American whaling ship Morea visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 30 March by the American whaling ship Morea of New Bedford 5 months out 40 barrels sperm oil.

American whaling ship Edward visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 30 March by the American whaling ship Edward master Heath of New Bedford 32 months out 220 barrels sperm oil 1.700 barrels whale oil.

Monday, 29 November 2021

American battleship USS Arizona launched according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch nieuwsblad dated 22 June 1915



An item dated New York, USA 21 June reported the launching of the American battleship USS Arizona at Brooklyn. She was about world largest battleship with 12-14” guns and building costs 3.250.000 pound sterling.(1)

Note

1. Part of the Pennsylvania-class consisting of the Pennsylvania and Arizona, preceded by the Nevada-class and succeeded by the New Mexico-class. To be built under the 1913 fiscal year was a design asked with 4x3-14” guns, 22-12,7cm/5” guns and a speed of 21 knots and an armour comparable with that of the Nevada-class. At least 10 preliminary designs were proposed of which the 7th was chosen and further worked out. Building ordered on 4 March 1913, laid down at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on 16 March 1914, launched on 19 June 1915, commissioned on 17 October 1916, modernized at the New York Navy Yard in 1929-1931, including replacing her turbines, sunk during the Japanese aircraft on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941, decommissioned on 20 December 1941 and stricken on 1 December 1942. Her wreck is still visible. Building costs 16.000.000 US dollars.

Hundreds of crew members killed when Italian battleship Benedetto Brin exploded according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Tilburgsche Courant dated 2 October 1915

Regina Margherita-class

An item dated Rome, Italy 1 October reported that as far as known 474 crewmembers survived the loss of the Italian battleship Benedetto Brin.(1)

Note

1. Of the Regina Margherita-class consisting of the Regina Margherita and the Benedetto Brin, succeeded by the Ammiraglio di Saint Bon-class and succeeded by the Regina Elena-class. Laid down by Castellammare Naval Shipyard on 30 January 1899, launched on 7 November 1901, completed on 1 September 1901 and destroyed by an explosion on 27 September 1915. In fact 387 survivors and 454 men killed.

Italian submarine Vanadio cancelled in 1943

Of the Tritone-class or Flutto-class type II. Dimensions 64.19 x 6.98 x 4.93 metres a displacement of 928 (surfaced)-1.131 (submerged) tons. Crew numbered 49 men including 5 officers. Speed 16 (surfaced)-8 (submerged) knots. Range surfaced 5.400 nautical miles/8 knots respectively 2.000/16 and submerged 80 nautical miles/4 knots respectively 7/8. Armament 7-53,3cm/21” torpedo tubes (4 for, 2 aft), 1-10cm/4” cal 47 gun on the fore deck before the tower and 2x1-2cm anti aircraft guns. Diving depth 130 metres.

To be built by CRDA, Monfalcone Italy but never laid down but building cancelled after the armistice between Italy and the Allies dated 3 September 1943.

Sources

Erminio Bagnasco, Submarines of World War Two, Cassell & Co, London. 1977

Paolo M. Pollina. I Sommergibili Italiani. Ufficio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1963

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

https://www.marina.difesa.it/

http://www.regiamarina.net/

http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/

British battleship HMS Triumph torpedoed and sunk according to the Dutch newspaper Limburger koerier dated 26 May 1915


British Swiftsure-class battleships

German SMS U-21

An item dated Constantinople, Turkey 25 May reported that the British battleship HMS Triumph was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Saros. (1) She was described a 11.800 tons battleship built in 1903, with a crew numbering 700 men and a main and secondary armament of respectively 4x24.5 and 14x19cm guns. She was regularly involved involved in the operations against the Dardanelles. The Dutch newspaper De Tijd dated 27 May confirmed the news of her loss although calling her a cruiser adding that the main part of her crew was saved.

Note

1. Building ordered by Chile in 1901, laid down as the Libertad by Vickers, Sons&Maxim, Barrow-in-Furness, England on 26 February 1902, launched on  15 January 1903, sold to the United Kingdom on 3 December 1903, completed in June 1904. commissioned on  21 June 1904 and torpedoed/sunk by the German submarine U-21 on 25 May 1915 off Gaba Tepe. Of the Swiftsure-class pre-dreadnought battleships, preceded by King Edward VII class and succeeded by Lord Nelson class, armament of 2x2-25.4cm/10” breech loading Mk VII guns and 14x1-19.1cm/7.5” breech loading Mk II guns. 

Italian midget submarine CB 1 1941-1943, Romanian 1943-1944 and Russian TM-4 1944-1945

Of the CB-class preceded by CA-class. Displacement 36 (surfaced)-45 (submerged) tons and as dimensions 15 x 3 x 2.10 metres. Crew numbered 4 men including 1 officer. Armament consisted of 2-45cm/17.7 torpedo tubes. Speed 7.5 (surfaced)-7 (submerged) knots. Range surfaced 1.400 nautical miles/5 knots respectively 450/7.5 and submerged 50/3 respectively 7/7.

Built by Caproni-Taliedo. Commissioned 27 January 1941, transferred to the Black Sea area, in Romanian hands after the Italian armistice of 3 September 1943, scuttled in August 1944, salvaged by the Soviet Union, commissioned as TM-4, broken up in 1945 and stricken Italian naval list 27 February 1947

Sources

Erminio Bagnasco, Submarines of World War Two, Cassell & Co, London. 1977

Paolo M. Pollina. I Sommergibili Italiani. Ufficio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1963

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

https://www.marina.difesa.it/

http://www.regiamarina.net/

http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/

Anonymous British battleship damaged during German zeppelin air attack according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche courant dated 22 April 1915

An item dated Berlin, Germany 21 April referred to a reliable source reporting that during the air attack on the Tyne a British battleship was heavily damaged. Several other newspapers like the Het Vaderland published the same item adding that it was a Zeppelin air attack. 

Italian coastal torpedo boat 140 S 1892-1912

Schichau type 2nd class, original design with one pole mast. Displacement 80 tons and as dimensions 39.00 x 4.80 x 2.15 metres. Crew numbered 16 men including 2 officers. Range 300 nautical miles/15 knots and 1.000 nautical miles/10 knots. Speed 19-22 knots. Horsepower 1.000 hp. One locomotive boiler. Armament 2-35.6cm torpedo tubes and 2-3.7cm guns.

Built by Ansaldo, Sampierdarena, Italy. Launched in 1892, commissioned on 10 November 1892 and  stricken on 24 October 1912.

Sources

AMM. Paolo M. Pollina. Le Torpediniere Italiane. Officio Storico della Marina Militare. Rome, 1964.

Several editions of Jane’s Fighting Ships

The Naval Annual 1913

http://warshipsresearch.blogspot.com/

American whaling ship Moctezuma visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 29 March by the American whaling ship Moctezuma master Tower of New Bedford7 months out 50 barrels sperm oil.

American whaling ship Bowditch visited Honolulu, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 1 April 1848

An item reported the arrival at Honolulu, Hawaii on 28 March by the American whaling ship Bowditch master Borden of Warren 15 months out 55 barrels sperm oil 1.800 barrels whale oil.

American whaling ship Ontario visited Lahaina, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 25 March 1848

 The New Pictorial and Illustrated Family Magazine established for the diffusion of useful knowledge, vol. III. Robert Sears editor, New York 1846

An item reported the arrival at Lahaina, Hawaii on 20 March by the American whaling ship Ontario master Brown of Sag Harbors 5 months out 70 barrels whale oil.

American whaling bark Ann visited Lahaina, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 25 March 1848

An item reported the arrival at Lahaina, Hawaii on 20 March by the American whaling bark Ann master Edwards of Sag Harbor 19 months out 40 barrels sperm oil 450 barrels whale oil.

American whaling ship Betsey Williams visited Lahaina, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 25 March 1848

An item reported the arrival at Lahaina, Hawaii on 20 March by the American whaling ship Betsey Williams master Hall of Stonington 16 months out 250 barrels sperm oil 1.250 barrels whale oil.

American whaling bark Alice visited Lahaina, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 25 March 1848

An item reported the arrival at Lahaina, Hawaii on 20 March by the American whaling bark Alice master Woolley of Coldspring 18 months out 30 barrels sperm oil 970 barrels whale oil.

American whaling ship Canton visited Lahaina, Hawaii according to the newspaper The Polynesian dated 25 March 1848

An item reported the arrival at Lahaina, Hawaii on 18 March by the American whaling ship Canton master Fisher of New Bedford 18 months out 400 barrels sperm oil 1.000 barrels whale oil.

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Swedish fishing vessel Ymer (SIN17) 1962-2021




Grenå, Denmark 2021

Photos made by Kamil Miąsko

Sweden-flagged, homeport Brantevik, MMSI 266054000 and call sign SJEU. Arrived at the Fornaes Shipbreaking Ltd., Grenå, Denmark on 8 September 2021 to be broken up. Dimensions 19,5 (over all) x 5,6 metres. Built in 1962.

Catch results of the Dutch Greenland commandeur Pieter Jansz Groen according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 6 July 1747

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 5 July reported that according to a list the catch results of the Dutch Greenland commandeur P. Groen were 2 whales. Auke Harmsz who brought the list with him left on 19 June Greenland.(1)

Note

1. Pieter Jansz Groen, Greenland commandeur between 1713-1751, 1747 for Jan Louwe Junior, Zaandam, Netherlands 7 whales 270 barrels blubber 461 quardelen oil. Alphabetische naam-lyst van alle de Groenlandsche en Straat-Davidsche Commandeurs die sedert het jaar 1700 op Groenland en sedert het jaar 1719 op de Straat Davis etc. Gerret van Sant. Published by Johannes Enschede, Amsterdam 1770, with hand written note until 1794.

Catch results of the Dutch Greenland commandeur Jan Cornelisz Strop according to the Dutch newspaper Oprechte Haerlemsche courant dated 6 July 1747

An item dated Amsterdam, Netherlands 5 July reported that according to a list the catch results of the Dutch Greenland commandeur J. Strop were 2 whales. Auke Harmsz who brought the list with him left on 19 June Greenland.(1)

Note

1. Jan Cornelisz Strop, Greenland commandeur between 1733-1767, in 1747 for Arent Bruyn, Monnikendam, Netherlands 5 whales 200 barrels blubber 311 quardelen oil? Alphabetische naam-lyst van alle de Groenlandsche en Straat-Davidsche Commandeurs die sedert het jaar 1700 op Groenland en sedert het jaar 1719 op de Straat Davis etc. Gerret van Sant. Published by Johannes Enschede, Amsterdam 1770, with hand written note until 1794.

American whaler Good Return visited St. Helena according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 19 February 1836

An item reported the arrival on 13 January at the island St. Helena of the American whaler Good Return master W. Howland on a whaling cruise bound for New Bedford. 

Swedish fishing vessel Tajama (SG 50) 1976-2021



Grenå, Denmark 2021. Photos made by Kamil Miąsko, with our thanks

Broken up at Fornaes Shipbreaking Ltd., Grenå, Denmark in 2021. Built at Grönhögen's shipyard, Svets A.B. in Grönhagen, Sweden in 1976. Gross tonnage 56 tons, rebuilt with a shelterdeck in autumn 1995 and measured than 83 tons and as length 18.74 metres.

American whaler Washington visited St. Helena according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 19 February 1836

An item reported the arrival on 13 January at the island St. Helena of the American whaler Washington master E. Russell on a whaling cruise bound for Dartmouth.

American whaler Atlantic visited St. Helena according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 19 February 1836

An item reported the arrival on 8 January at the island St. Helena of the American whaler Atlantic master W. Mason on a whaling cruise bound for Warren.

American whaler Bengal visited the Simon’s Bay, South Africa according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 12 February 1836

An item reported the arrival in Simon’s Bay, South Africa on 7 February of the American whaler Bengal master G. Netcher which left Fayal, Azores in 2 August 1835 on a whaling voyage.

Russian factory trawler (ex-Leningradskaya Pravda 1987-1996) Zamoskvorechye 1996-



Shipyard of Gryfia 2014

Russia-flagged, homeport Kaliningrad, IMO 8721129, MMSI 273259100 and call sign UDHY. Built by Chernomorskiy Shipyard, Nikolayev, Russia. Owned and managed by Sovrybflot, Moscow, Russia in 1987.

An item reported the departure from the Table Bay, South Africa on 11 February of the American whaler General Pike on a whaling cruise.

American whaler Lydie visited the Table Bay, South Africa according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 12 February 1836

An item reported the departure from the Table Bay, South Africa on 9 February of the American whaler Lydie on a whaling cruise.

British whaler Renard visited St. Helena according to the The Cape of Good Hope Gazette dated Friday 27 January 1836

An item reported the arrival at the island of St. Helena on 18 December 1836 of the whaler Renard master Rudout on a whaling cruise underway towards London, England. 

Norway-flagged trawler Enterprise 1994-




Stoczni Szczecinskiej shipyard, Szczecin, Poland

Norway-flagged, homeport Bergen, IMO 9080390, MMSI 257086490, call sign LFYD and pennant H-247-AV. Earlier United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Peterhead, MMSI 234203000, call sign MVAM7, pennant PD.147 owned by Osprey Trawlers Ltd.,, Aberdeen, Scotland. Casco built by SC Santiral Naval SA, Braila, Romania, completed by Scheepswerf Haak, Zaandam, Netherlands in 1994 and rebuilt by Kynde&Toft, Thyborøn, Denmark in 1996.