Ingeborg 

 

Previous name:
Subsequent name:                  Awardity,  Agia Trias,  Kopanos,  Prodromaki 

Official Number:                      187436                                                          

Class:                                       Fleet Attendant Oiler

Pennant No:                              X112

Laid down:
Builder:                                     J. L. Meyer, Papenburg
Launched:                                1937 
Into Service:                             June 1940
Out of service:                          1945
Fate:                                          1973 Broken up at Eleusis

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

Background Data:

 

One of the small ex-commercial tankers that were taken over by the Admiralty for service on Fleet Attendant duties in UK waters under RFA manning. She was returned to her former owners at the end of the War

 

30 December 1936 launched by Jos. L. Meyer, Papenburg as Yard  Nr: 407 named INGEBORG for Algemeen Vrachtkantoor N.V, Rotterdam

April 1937 completed

12 July 1937 arrived at the Sunderland from Gothenburg

28 December 1937 arrived at the Sunderland from Gothenburg

25 January 1938 arrived the River Tyne (Tyne Dock) from Sunderland

29 June 1938 arrived at Sunderland from Gothenberg

3 October 1938 sailed the River Tyne for Sunderland

28 December 1938 arrived at Blyth from Gothenburg

10 January 1939 arrived the River Tyne from Gothenburg the sailing the same day to Sunderland

23 January 1939 arrived the River Tyne from Gothenburg

24 March 1939 arrived at Danzig from Stolpmude, Poland

27 March 1939 sailed Danzig for Rotterdam

1 April 1939 arrived at Rotterdam

6 April 1939 sailed Rotterdam to Itzehoe, Germany

8 April 1939 berthed at Itzehoe, German

12 April, 1939 sailed Itzehoe, Germany for Hamburg

19 April 1939 arrived at Riga from Hamburg

21 April 1939 sailed Riga for Degerhamn, Sweden arriving 24 April 1939

27 April 1939 sailed Degerhamn, Sweden for Danzig

3 May 1939 sailed Danzig to Amsterdam arriving 7 May 1939

9 May 1939 sailed Amsterdam to Rotterdam arriving the same day and onward to Neuss

17 May 1939 arrived at Gdynia

22 May 1939 arrived at Danzig

25 May 1939 sailed Danzig for Rotterdam arriving 29 May 1939

4 June 1939 sailed Rotterdam for Königsberg passing Holtenau on 6 June 1939

8 June 1939 arrived Königsberg, Germany

13 June 1939 sailed Elbing, Poland to Abo arriving 15 June 1939

17 June 1939 sailed Abo for Rotterdam arriving 22 June 1939

4 July 1939 sailed Lubeck, Germany for Stralsund, Germany and then Rotterdam arriving 12 July 1939

19 July 1939 sailed Rotterdam

20 July 1939 passed Holtenan, Germany arriving Königsberg, Germany on 23 July 1939

1 August 1939 sailed Kalman for Rotterdam

8 August 1939 sailed Rotterdam for Kappeln, Germany arriving 10 August 1939

15 August 1939 sailed Kappeln, Germany for Nakskov, South Denmark

22 August 1939 sailed Antwerp passing Rotterdam the next day for Duisburg, Germany

5 October 1939 sailed Amsterdam for Belfast arriving 10 October 1939

11 October 1939 sailed Belfast for Swansea arriving 13 October 1939

14 October 1939 sailed Swansea passing the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard the next day for Rotterdam arriving 18 October 1939

23 October 1939 sailed Rotterdam for Boston, Lincolnshire arriving 25 October 1939

2 November 1939 at Blyth

9 November 1939 sailed Blyth to Antwerp

3 June 1940 acquired by the Admiralty for RFA service and retained her name

9 June 1940 taken over as RFA INGEBORG for Fleet Attendant duties in UK waters

14 June 1940 Captain James Jolly RFA appointed as Master

18 June 1940 Mr William H V Davis RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer

1 December 1940 Mr Thomas H Cosby RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer

11 January 1941 Chief Officer Alfed Matthew Uglow RFA appointed as Acting Master until 13 January 1942

18 April 1942 Captain H C Coles RFA (Lieutenant Commander RNR (ret)) appointed as Master

Mar 1944 Mr W M. Howdle RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer

1945 returned to her owners, name unchanged

6 February 1946 arrived at Sunderland from Rotterdam

30 December 1946 arrived at Sunderland

24 January 1947 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west

15 February 1947 arrived at Sunderland from Gothenburg

17 February 1947 arrived on the River Tyne

6 April 1948 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west

26 April 1948 arrived at Sunderland

12 August 1948 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east

25 November 1948 arrived at Sunderland

3 January 1949 berthed at Hull

20 January 1949 arrived at Liverpool from Plymouth

16 March 1949 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east

July 1956 bought by F.T.Everard & Sons Ltd and renamed Awardity

AWARDITY

mv Awardity

November 1960 Re-engined by Newbury Diesel Co Ltd, Newbury

December 1965 bought by Koutlakis Thanopoulo and renamed AGIA TRIAS

1970 bought by J.Emmanouelides and renamed KOPANOS

1973 resold to Koutlakis & Thanopoulis and name reverted to AGIA TRIAS

1973 bought by Nicholas Tzonis and renamed PRODROMAKI A.

June 1973 broken up at Eleusis, Greece

 

Notes

 

1. The above image was after she had been sold and renamed Awardity.

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