norwegian Fearnley & Eger SS Bogstad [+1918]
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nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1910
status
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weight (tons) 1589  grt
dimensions 47.3 x 11.6 x 5.6 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine (G. Clark Ltd., Sunderland), 150 nhp, 760 ihp
power 150  n.h.p.
speed 9.5  knots
yard no. 153
about the loss
cause lost missing
date lost 04/09/1918  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.12rank: 648
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builder
Osbourne, Graham & Co. Ltd., North Hylton (Sunderland)
engine by
Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
owner
Fearnley & Eger, Oslo (old Christiania)
captain
no. of crew 12
about the wreck
depth (m.) 50 max. / 41 min. (m)
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war grave
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Lettens Jan10/05/2012SS BOGSTAD

Built by Osbourne, Graham & Co., Sunderland (#153); 1589 grt, 938 nrt, 2650 dwt.; 155.2 x 38.1 x 18.3; triple expansion engine (G. Clark Ltd., Sunderland), 150 nhp, 760 ihp. Norwegian cargo ship SS BOGSTAD, owned at the time of her loss by Fearnley & Eger, Oslo.

On September 4th, 1918, Bogstad, on a voyage from Bilbao to Newport, with a cargo of iron ore, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB-125 (Werner Vater), 18 miles south of Lundy Island. BOGSTAD sank immediately. All hands, 12 in total were lost.

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  • 1910: Okt.: Levert som BOGSTAD for D/S A/S Aker (Fearnley & Eger), Kristiania
  • 1918: Sept.: Forlot Bilbao for Newport Mon. og forsvant med hele besetningen, 12 mann.
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