Re: Fiskerdamper FÖNIX 138gt
Posted by: Arild Engelsen
Date: September 26, 2003 05:34AM
Hi again Axel!
You said the tonnage of "FØNIX" was 138 grt and that gives me some confusion - but here is a "FØNIX" sold to Stavanger Skibsopphugning in 1910. As you see she was resold for further service.
ss "FØNIX" - c/s HJVL/LDYB - Dim.: 100 x 16 feet.
Built 1873 by Bergsunds mek.Verkstad, Stockholm (Sweden) as passenger steamer. Tonnage 82 grt. 2-cyl. steam engine of 20 nhp.
1873-79: "GRIPSHOLM" Gripsholm Ångfartygs AB, Stockholm.
1879-80: "GRYT" W.Lindbergs Verkstads & Varv AB, Stockholm.
1880-89: "NYA ÖRESUNDSBRO" Sugtuna-Öresundbro Nya Ångfartygs AB, Sigtuna.
1889-90: "VALKYRIAN I" Ångfartygs AB Valkyrian, Göteborg.
1890-93: "NORRA SKÄRGÅRDEN" Norra Skärgårdens Ångfartygs AB, Göteborg.
1893-93: "DRØBAK" A/S Næsodden Dampskibsselskab, Christiania.
6/10-1893 Destroyed by fire at Hallangspollen.
1893-1904:The wreck sold to Mr. Rigel, Christiania and renamed "PHØNIX".
Repaired by Akers mek.Værksted, Christiania
Later the name spelled "FØNIX". Still used as a passenger vessel.
1904-10: "FØNIX" Nils J.Myklebust & oths, Fosnavåg.
Used as a fishing vessel.
10/12-1910: Sold to A/S Stavanger Skibsopphugningskompani.
abt.1911: Owned by Skibs-A/S Fønix(Andreas Hansen-Baasnæs), Kopervik.
Tonnage is (1912): 61,00 grt/20,64 nrt. Used as a cargo vessel.
abt.1922: Owned by S. Sandved, Haugesund.(I am not sure if this is the last owner)
abt.1935: Deleted in Norwegian Registry.