S/S OBERON

S/S OBERON

Length: 92,3 m
Beam: 13,4 m
GRT: 3,007 t
Built: 1925 S. A. des Chantier & Ateliers de St. Nazaire (Penhoët), St. Nazaire, France
Operator: Finland Steamship Co Ltd.
Speed: 13,5 kn
Passengers: 336
Collided on 12-19-1930 in fog SE of Trindelen Lightvessel near Laesø in Northern Kattegatt with S/S Arcturus of Finland Steamship Co Ltd., while on passage from Finland via Copenhagen to Hull, and sank in three minutes with loss of 25 crew members and 17 passengers. 36 people were saved by the crew of Arcturus.

Ship description and postcard image of the OBERON by courtesy of Aleksi Lindström

 

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