MS ATLAS (OHXZ, LR/IMO)
Valmistunut/completed 1901.11, Sverige, Söderhamn, Söderhamns Verkstads & Varfs AB
1650 dwt, 660 HP, 72.59 x 10.55 x 4.88 m
Rebuilt of the wreck of Norwegian 1899 built ss SOLSTAD, A/S D/S Solstad (Klaveness). The SOLSTAD grounded of Sundsvall 1899.12.1.
1901.11: BYLGIA, Ångbats A/B Bylgia, Sundsvall
1915: CARBO II, A/S De Danske Sukkerfabrikker, Assens, Danmark
1916: BYLGIA, German Navy. 1917: German Army
1923: ODER, German Navy
1929: CARLSTEN, Rederi A/B Thor, Göteborg
1935: ATLAS, homeport Mariehman. Rederi Ab Atlas (Arthur Andersson) Mariehamn. Sold in auction after bankrupt of A/B THOR. 1941: company merged with Rederi Ab Asta (Arthur Andersson) Mariehamn.
1941.7: ATLAS II, same owners, Panamanian flag. 1941.12.27: seized by USA at Philadelphia.
1942.2.9: POMPOON, War Shipping Administration (Alcoa Steamship Company), Panamanian flag. 1942.10.5: mgrs Bulk Carriers. 1942.12.14: mgrs United Fruit Company
1943.11.12: enroute Cristobal - Barranguilla loaded with general cargo torpedoed by German U-516 75 nm north of Cartagena in psn 11.00N / 75.00W. Three U.S. Navy Armed Guard men and a messman were rescued, 23 sailors were killed.
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