ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
OLAFUR JOHANNESSEN
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1951
Description
Yard Number: 825

Owned in 1951 by Gylfi h/f, Vatneyri.
Built as ANDVARI.
Known as ULAFUR JOHANNESSON on Hall Russell ship plans.

Owned in 1963 by Hans O Vindenes, Bergen and renamed SORFOLD - used for purse seining.
Diesel fitted 1967.

Triple expansion steam engine, with superheated steam. Manufactured and installed by Hall Russells. Engine room auxiliaries are electrically driven, power supply is 3 diesel generators.

Burntisland & Hall Russell Shipyard Journal, Vol. 22 (1), p. 22, 1951:
"Launched as the Andvari on 15/8/1950, named by Mrs Gerdar Johannesson"

Photographs include launch party, and following launch.
Owner
Government of Iceland, Vatneyri
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 183 11/12' x breadth 30 1/12' x depth 16'
Gross Tonnage: 681 ton

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