norwegian SV Mabella (+1917)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type fully rigged ship
propulsion sailing ship
date built 1882
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1637  grt
dimensions 79.7 x 11.7 x 7 m
material iron
rigging 3 masts (full-rigged), 1585 nrt
speed  
yard no. 314
call sign
KFLJ  
KFLJ
about the loss
cause lost charges/explosives
date lost 01/03/1917  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Whiteinch (Glasgow)
last owner
[1]Bruusgaard Karl, Sigurd & Martin, Drammen
SV Mabella (+1917)
period 1905 ~ 1917
call sign: 
KFLJ
prev. owners
[2]Carmichael A. & J. H. & Co. - Golden Fleece Line, Greenock
Anaurus
period 1882 ~ 1905
IMO/Off. no.: 87379
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 03/03/2011
last update Lettens Jan
last update 16/07/2013
 
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Lettens Jan03/03/2011
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Lettens Jan11/02/2013SV MABELLA

Mabella, built by Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow in 1882 and owned at the time of her loss by A/S Mabella (Karl Bruusgaard), Drammen, was a Norwegian iron fully rigged ship of 1637 tons; 1512 nrt; 261.6 x 38.3 x 23.0;

On March 1st, 1917, Mabella was on a voyage from Galveston to Kolding with a cargo of oilcakes, when she was stopped and sunk by the German submarine UC-43 (Erwin Sebelin), 24 miles SSW from the Old Head of Kinsale. There were no casualties.

From Norway sources:

  • 1882: Des.: Levert som ANAURUS for A. & J. H. Carmichael & Co., Greenock, UK
  • 1905: Mars: Solgt til A/S Mabella (Karl Bruusgaard), Drammen. Omdøpt MABELLA
  • 1917: 01.03. : Stanset og sprengt av tysk ubåt UC-43 24’ SSV Old Head of Kinsale, på reise Galveston – Kolding med oljekaker.


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About Builders
 Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Whiteinch (Glasgow)
John Barclay became a shipbuilder and repairer in 1818 and passed on the business to his son Robert. Robert was joined in partnership in 1845 by Robert Curle and James Hamilton, when the firm became Barclay, Curle & Co.
 
 
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