The East Asiatic Co. Ltd. A/S,
|Off.no / IMO: ? / ?||Build: 1931||Shipyard: A/S Nakskov Skibsvaerft, Nakskov, Denmark. # 50|
|Dwt: 9.300||Grt: 8.786||Nrt: 5.582|
|Speed: 16 knots||Dim: 141,12 x 18,95 x 11,35 m. Draft: 10.236 m.|
ERRIA after refit 1952-1953
1931: Delivered to The East Asiatic Co. Ltd. A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark as
May 1940: Arrived to Vancouver from Los Angeles.
1940 Changed to Brittish flag and taken over by the Ministry of War Transport named ERRIA.
1945: Returned to The East Asiatic Co. Ltd. A/S, Copenhagen.
22/10 1950: Collided in the Atlantic when on a voyage New York-Baltimore in ballast, with U.S. s/s PELICAN STATE, hole in the promenade deck to the bottom tank, towed to Hoboken for repair.
20/12 1951: Had fire on board at the Columbia River, when on a voyage Portland-San Fransisco with general cargo and passengers, 11 died. Towed to Holland for the repair by Dutch tug SWARTE ZEE, arrived in July 1952.
1952-1953: Rebuilt in Wilton-Fijenoord Yards to pure general cargo. (7670 grt, 3486 nrt, 9600 dwt) (see Postcard)
1962: Sold to Okayu & Co., Tokyo, Japan to be broken up.