Swedish American Line,
T/S STOCKHOLM (I)
|Off.no: 5759||Build: 05.1900||Shipyard: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany|
|Dwt: 12.606||Grt: 12.835||Dim: 167,70 x 18,90 x 10,50 m.|
|Speed: 15,0 knots||Pass: 1-class: 210, 2-class: 210, 3-class: 1.120|
1900: Delivered to Nederlandsche Amerikaansche Stoomv Maats (Holland
Amerika Linien), Holland as POTSDAM.
Sept.1915: Sold to Rederi AB Sverige - Nordamerika, Gothenburg, Sweden and renamed STOCKHOLM.
1922: Rebuild at AB Gotaverken from coal to oil-burning.
1926 - 1928: Managed by A. Carlander & V. R. Olburs Shipping Co.
1928: Sold to Hvalfanger A/S Atlas, Norway.
1929: Converted at AB Gotaverken to a whale factory ship. Delivered as SOLGLIMT. New grt= 12.279.
1930: The company Hvalfanger A/S Atlas purchased by Thor Dahl, Sandefjord, Norway.
1931: Transferred to Rederi A/S Odd, Norway.
1940: Departed New York in December 1940 with supplies for the whaling fleet. Captured by the German raider PINGUIN on Jan. 14-1941
1941: Transferred to Deutsche Kriegsmarine (Erste Deutsche Wahlfangers) Used as storage ship in French ports, still under the name SOLGLIMT.
1942: Sink in Cherbourg after air attack. Refloated, but not repaired.
Sunk as "blockschiff" in Cherbourg renamed SONDERBURG
30/8 1946: When it became impossible to refloat her she was blown up.