ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LOBELIA
Construction
STEEL
Type
CORVETTE
Date
1941
Description
Yard Number: 672

Renamed: THORGEID (by 1947)

K05 - Flower Class Corvete.

Laid down 27 June 1940, launched 5th February 1941, commissioned 16 July 1941.
Lent to Free French and served as the French corvette LOBELIA (name not changed from 1941).

Sold to Norway May 1947 for conversion to whaler/trader, but sold on to Bryde & Dahl in July 1948. Refitted as bouy-boat, renamed THORGEIR and owned by A/S Thor Dahl, Sandefjord. Diesel fitted 1955. Last season as whaler 1966/67. Laid up in Sandefjord from May 1967 to June 1969 when sold to Norsk Skipsopphugning, Grimstad for breaking up.
Owner
Admiralty
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 190' x breadth 33' x depth 17'6"
Gross Tonnage: 813 ton

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