SS SIGNE (OFDY, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed 1882, West Hartlepool, William Gray & Company Ltd.
2300 dwt, 800 HP, 80.93 x 10.93 x 5.94 m. Shipyard no. 253.
1882: STORRA LEE, West Hartlepool. J. H. Murrell & Co. 1895: EDITH, Helsingborg. Carl Henckel. 1899: Nils P. Swensson. 1817: Stockholm. Ernst Svedelius. 1918: Norrköping. Rederi A/B Motala Ström. 1920: GLAN, Norrköping. Rederi A/B Motala Ström. 1922: SIGNE, Helsingborg. Rederi A/B Signe.
1938: SIGNE, Mariehamn. Rederi Ab Signe (Arvid Abrahamsson) Mariehamn.
1940.3.31: left Bergen in convoy HN23A with approx. 40 ships bound for Methil. Eight Finnish steamers participated: KEMI, JUSSI H., GOTTFRID, ESBJÖRN, EMILY, ERGO, TAURI. 1940.4.2: German submarine  U-38 torpedoed in psn 58.52N 01.31 W. All the crew of 19 were killed. British trawler GOOD SEPHERD found six miles north-northeast of Fair Isle cook Arne Sundblom (from Föglö, Åland) as dead in SIGNE's liferaft. He was buried in the cemetery of Fair Isle, Shetland Islands. Also tombstone was erected.

Read more

 

EDITH
EDITH

0 comments

105 hits

EDITH
EDITH

0 comments

120 hits

SIGNE
SIGNE

0 comments

158 hits

Fair Isle Cemetery
Fair Isle Cemetery

0 comments

214 hits