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Tender "Estonia"

 

D/S "Estonia"  - Picture: Unknown

 

Technical Data

Shipyard Trondheim Mekaniske Verksted, Construction-No. 143
In Service from/to Originally constructed 1910 as Combiship for a Norwegian Shipowner, 1941 the ship sailing under Russian flag was captured by the boats "S 27" and "S 28" in the Irbenstreet and used as a accommodation ship at Turku for the 1. SFltl after 22.06.1941. From 1942 tender of  5. and 7. SFltl. From 1943 accommodation ship for Flak-School I and Submarinecourses, from Feb. 1945 accommodation ship for Flak-School IV. 
Displacement 1091 BRT
Length 69,2 m
Beam 9,4 m
Draft 6,65 m
Propulsion Steamdriven Engine
Shafts/Propellers 1
Speed 12,5 kn
Complement  ?
Armament

1 x 20 mm (DL)

Specials

This ship was the former Norwegian steamship "Kong Gudrød" o the shipowners Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibselskab, Trondheim. The ship went via Estonian into Russian ownership and sailed as "Estonia" as a liner between Tallin and Stockholm. She was given to shipowners Schmidt, Witte & Co. in Danzig on 19.09.1941. On Am 25.09.1941 she was confiscated by the KM and commissioned as tender for the 5. SFltl. Laying up after 1945 at Borgstedt close to Rendsburg. From 1952 reconstruction to motor-freighter with new stem and stern for shipowners Carl Wasp, Heikendorf, under the name "Volker Waap", 1954 sold to shipowners S. Stein, Hamburg, and sailed as a Car-transporter under the name "Mönkedamm". 1963 sold to Lübeck Line, Lübeck, and renamed "Overbeck". 1967 sold to Ferdinand Carron, Boom/Belgium, and renamed "Boom". 1968 sold to Greece, new name "Eftychia" and later "Phaedra". Der whereabouts is not clear.