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
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