ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GREYFRIARS
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1894
Description
Yard Number: 282

Renamed: BJARMIA (by 1918); KUSTAS (by 1937); BALTONIA; ORKAN

1898-99: Vessel is listed as belonging to the Leslie Steamship Co.
1918-19: Lloyd's Register records vessel as having been renamed BJARMIA and is under the Shipping Controller, London.
1920: BJARMIA is owned by Wasa Nordsjo Angbats.Aktieb and registered in Wasa.
1925: Vessel registered in Helsingfors and owned by Finska Ang.Akt.
December 1937: Vessel, now called KUSTAS, was sold by F Roosvee, Tallinn to Carl F Gahlnbeck for £10,000 and renamed.

07/08/2010
(Sailing under the German flag) SS ORKAN was a cargo steamer of 1,285grt that was mined in Greifswalder Oie, Swinemunde (the Baltic Sea) on the 30th May 1942.

(Source: Miramar Ship Index)
Owner
Leslie Steamship Co. Ltd, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 240 7/12' x breadth 34 1/12' x depth 15 5/12'
Gross Tonnage: 1285 ton

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