SS FREDAVORE (SRWV / OHEJ, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1905.9, Sunderland, Wear Dock, S.P.Austin & Son Ld.
1600 dwt, 880 IHP, 70.09 x 10.15 x 4.88 m.
1905.9: THAMES, Witherington & Everett, Newcastle. 1919: Cook Shipping Co Ltd, Swansea. 1922: Transferred to Polcrest Steamship Co Ld, Swansea 1925: FREDAVORE, D/S A/S Carolvore, Farsund, Norge.
1931.3.6: FREDAVORE, homeport Helsinki. O/Y Fredavore (Antti Wihuri, Eteläranta 8. Main shareholders Jersey Shipping Investment Co Ld, Swansea Helsinki). British flag of convenience ship. Charterer Brynymor Steamship Co.
1938.1.15: FREDAVORE, homeport Swansea. Angel, Son & Co Ltd, Swansea.
1939.4.13: FRANCINE, homeport Helsinki, callsign OFDU. Laiva Oy Fennia Steamship Co Ltd. (John Nurminen Oy, Eteläranta 18) Helsinki. 997 of 1000 shares owned F.W.Moorsom & Co Ltd, Cardiff. Ship was trading U.K. - Iberian peninsular. 1939.9.8: LEENA, Laiva Oy Fennia Steamship Co Ltd. (John Nurminen Oy, Eteläranta 18) Helsinki. Trading Baltic and North Sea. 1943: Chartered to German government trading Norway coastal service. 1943.3.11: Grounded off Florø in strong wind. During next tide refloated by own engine. 1944.4.26: Enroute Narvik - Germany in the convoy Bo-224-Rö attacked by British aircrafts. The crew abandoned ship. The lifeboats were fired that sailors had to jump into the water. The crew returned to the ship. Three other ships of the convoy were sunk and one beached. 1946.2.10: LEENA, left Mäntyluoto for København loaded with woodpulp. Never seen again and the crew of 20 were lost. Probably mined near Gotland. 1946.2.12: Two lifebelts an a life buoy were found, also one lifeboat.

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