norwegian Wallem & Co. Ltd. (Haakon J. Wallem) SS Norse Trader (+1944)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1912
status
lifted lifted
details
weight (tons) 3526  grt
dimensions 107.5 x 15.5 x -- m
engine 1 triple expansion engine
power  
speed knots
yard no. 275
about the loss
cause lost explosion
date lost 14/04/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
last owner
[1]Wallem & Co. Ltd. (Haakon J. Wallem), Shanghai
SS Norse Trader (+1944)
period 1937 ~ 1944
prev. owners
[2]Lykiardopulos - Cephalonian Maritime Co. Ltd., Piraeus
SS Fotis
period 1931 ~ 1937
[3]Lykiardopulos - Cephalonian Maritime Co. Ltd., Piraeus
SS Fotis
period 1912 ~ 1931
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 19/11/2012
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last update 19/11/2012
 
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Allen Tony19/11/2012SS Norse Trader suffered an explosion at FORT STIKINE, Bombay on the 14th April 1944 and was later broken up in situ.

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About Owners
 
Wallem & Co. Ltd. (Haakon J. Wallem), Shanghai

The name originates from the Norwegian Haakon J. Wallem in 1898 who later traded through separate companies based in Bergen and Hong Kong.

Originally based in Shanghai and Hong Kong, Wallem Services shows corporate offices in Hong Kong as well as Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Australia, Japan, USA, United Kingdom and Vietnam.
 
About Builders
 Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
Bridge Dockyard, Sunderland. - Robert Thompson opened his North Sands yard in 1846. His son, Robert, opened a yard at Southwick in 1854, while another son, Joseph Lowes, took over the yard at North Sands in 1860 and changed the company name to J. L. Thompson. Robert Thompson Jnr’s yard closed in 1933. J L Thompson’s yard was closed in 1979, although the fitting out quay was used by Doxford’s and Laing’s. St Peter’s Campus of Sunderland University now stands on the site.

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