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Sjoa - Rinda
1917-1917/ 1920-1939 General cargo


Buildingyard: Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

Built year: 1917

Yard no: 659


Tonnage: GRT: 6029/ NET: 3820/ TDW: 9430

Dims: LOA: 405,3/ BR: 53,5/ DR: 33,5ft

Machinery: 3-cyl tripleexp steam engine by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd.,


IHP: 2500

Speed: 11,5 knots

Passengers: 4


04.04.1917: Launched as SJOA

14.12.1917: Completed. renamed APPLYBY. Reg in London. Upon the 1WW requisition placed under management of Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., London

                     Reg owner: Norfolk & North American Steam Shipping Co Ltd. Price paid: NOK 1.518.766,06

16.06.1920: Returned to service for Wilh. Wilhelmsen

00.09.1939: Mined off Terschelling, Netherlands. Brought to port and repaired

30.05.1941: Torpedoed and sunk off Liberia in pos 06.52N, 16.25W by German submarine U-38. On passage from Haifa and Table Bay to Freetown and 

                     UK with general cargo. Thirteen of her crewmembers were lost.

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