Bømmeløy

Viken,Norway

The steamer Johan Abraham was built by Løfholm Varv in Stockholm, and was launched in 1919. She was sold seven years later and renamed Stina. In 1929 she ended up in Norwegian hands in Haugesund, and renamed to Bømmeløy. Under a journey from Stavanger to Oslo loaded with Indian Meal ( ? ), she collided with another ship and sank 24.September 1938 . According to rumors from technical divers in 2005,  the battered remains of her rest on a depth of approximately 50 meter outside Steilene.


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Former names:
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Bømmeløy
Johan Abraham,Stina
101,6 x 22,7 x 9,5
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
188 grt
Stockholm ( S ) 1919
Haugesund ( N )


Picture: Bømmeløy
Courtesy of Sjøhistorie & K.K

Last updated: January 2021