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Hearts of Oak
Pre-Anco Parcel Tanker Service
IVER BUGGE SHIPS
The ships were named after a hills in the Larvik district.
Call Sign : WPTL - LCWT
Built 1918 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Glasgow
Yard Nr : 527
5,214 brt; 3,168 nrt
401ft x 52ft 4ins
Type AO Tanker.
1918 Delivered as WAR AFRICAN ;
The Shipping Controller, Managed Weir & Co.
1919 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co, London.
1921 Renamed ABSIA, same owner.
1927 N.V.Petroleum Mij 'La Corona', The Hague.
1927 Renamed SALSAAS, Skibs A/S Nanset, Larvik, Norway; Iver Bugge
1937 Sold to Bruun & Von der Lippe, Tønsberg, Norway.
1937 Renamed OAKFIELD, Finchley SS Co. London.
1940 taken over by MOWT (Hunting & Son, manager).
1946 Oak Shipping Co, London; Managed Union Maritime & Shipping Co. Ltd., London.
1951 Finchley SS Co, London.
1955 Sold for scrap to A. Sonnenburg, Düsseldorf, West Germany;
9th April Arrived Emden, scrapped by Nordseewerke, 18th April.
Salsaas as SS Absia
Built 1929 A/B Gotaverken, Gøteborg, Sweden
Call Sign : LDLN
For Iver Bugges Rederi ; A/S Nanset (Iver Bugge), Larvik, Norway
441.20 x 59.20 x 35.10
7,886 grt; 4,719 nrt; 11,850 dwt
2 stk. 6 cyl. Gøtaverken diesel; 634 bhp.
1943 STORAAS was in convoy from Simonstown to Abadan in ballast.
28th May 1943 she was torpedoed by U-177;
position 34.52S : 19.35 E, off Saldanha Bay.
Full story, crew list on http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/storaas.html
451ft 2ins x 59ft 3ins x 26ft
8,190 grt; 4,894 nrt
Call Sign : LJSD - LDSK
Built 1931 Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee.
Yard Nr 335
She was launched at Dundee on 18th November 1930, and towed to
Gøteborg for fitting. The work was done by AB. Gøtaverken, Gøteborg.
The ship was delivered 30th March 1931.
Engines : Akers Mekaniske Verksted
Originally sailing for Nortraship, under the Swedish Managers AB Alse, Malmø.
A/S Nanset (Iver Bugge) of Larvik took over the contract, and bought the ship.
1946 For ten years, the ship worked for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co.Ltd., London.
(Skibs A/S Nanset, Larvik ( Iver Bugges Rederi, Larvik, Norway ))
1956 Sold N.V. Scheepvaart Mij "Mineral", Rotterdam (Wm.H.Müller & Co. NV)
1956 LOUIS LANTZ ; Converted to freighter by Howaldtswerke A.G., Hamburg.
8,293 grt; 4,205 nrt; 12,140 dwt. Registered Rotterdam, Netherlands
1960 1st April : Docked at Amsterdam for repairs, but she needed too much work.
Her age had taken its toll, and she was laid up at Amsterdam for six months.
1960 22nd October : Arrived at Bruges for scrapping.
Call Sign : LJFB
Built 1936 A/B Götaverken, Gothenburg
Yard Nr : 495
488.20 x 64.50 x 37.50
9,826 brt; 5,941 nrt
Iver Bugges Rederi Larvik,Norway
1936 Delivered to Skibs A/S Nanset, Larvik, Norway ( Iver Bugge ).
1956 Sold to N.V. Scheepvaart Mij. "Mineral", Rotterdam.
Managed Wm.H. Müller & Co. N.V., Rotterdam.
1956 Converted by Howaldtswerke of Hamburg to a bulk carrier, 6,658 brt.
Renamed JOSEPH FRERING.
1963 Sold to Eastern Transport Inc., Monrovia, Liberia.
Renamed WORLD CARRIER.
1971 Sold in November for scrapping in Japan.
Built 1945 A/B Gøtaverken, Gøteborg
For Skibs-A/S Nanset (Iver Bugge), Larvik
465ft 2ins x 59ft 5ins x 27ft 10ins
8,379 grt; 4,978 nrt; 12,660 dwt
Call Sign LLHB
Oil engines 4SA 8 Cy. 740 x1500 mm B&W by A/B Gotaverken, Gøteborg.
4,200 bhp; 13 knots
was launched in 1940; not ready for the sea.
Laid up in Gothenburg until released in April 1945.
Her completion work took until 1948.
SALSAAS remained with Skibs A/S Nanset until
1962 Arrived at Bruges, Belgium, on 4 July for demolition.
Salsaas launched 1940
SVANAAS became ANCO SWAN (1)
[ Sister to SANDEFJORD 1950 and BUCCANEER 1950 ]
For Iver Bugge
6 cyl 2s c.sa diesel by A/B Gotaverken
415.0 x 55.1 x 31.7
Registered Larvik, Norway
Call Sign : LNZM.
1964 ANCO SWAN : Iver Bugge ( Anco )
1969 L.S.C.O. DANANG ; Luzon Stevedoring Corp, Lusteveco, Philippines.
1971 Still in Lloyds Register
1984 Lloyds Register no longer includes this name.
Call Sign : LAJT
Built 1952 Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee
9,283 brt; 5,201 nrt; 13,810 dwt
1952 Delivered to Skibs A/S Nanset, Larvik, Norway (Iver Bugge, Larvik).
1963 Sold to Global Offshore Structures Ltd., Willemstad-N.A.,
Managed Heerema Engineering Service. HEEREMA CRANE SHIPS
1963 Rebuilt and converted to the first craneship,
by N.V. Dok en Scheepsbouw Mij. Verolme, Rozenburg.
Remeasured 9,622 brt; 3,644 brt; 5,350 dwt.
Renamed GLOBAL ADVENTURER.
1964 R.E.M. Island built using GLOBAL ADVENTURER;
First “pirate” TV station.
1967 GLOBAL ADVENTURER ; sold to Brown & Root Panama S.A., Panama,
( Brown & Root Nederland N.V., Rotterdam ).
1975 Sold for scrapping Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
SKOGAAS became ANCO SWIFT
Call sign JXIK
January 1961 Built A/S Akers Mek.Verksted, Oslo; Yard Nr 520
For Skibs A/S Nanset (Iver Bugge), Larvik
556.9 x 72 x 39.8 ft; 20,505 dwt; 12,959 grt, 7,394 nrt
Engine: Akers Verft -B&W; 7-cyl; 750x2000mm; 11,500 bhp; 14.5 knots
1964 Renamed ANCO SWIFT
March 1976 Renamed IVER SWIFT
1978 Renamed LAKE KATYA; Cia. Ptolemais Navegacion S.A., Greece
1980 Renamed KATYA; Pamais Mar. Piraeus
1983 Renamed NEW FORTUNE V; Cia. Fortuna Navegacion S.A., Panama
1984 Renamed TAHITIEN; Cie. Maritime Wallisienne, Wallis & Futuna Islands (France)
[Cie Mar. Geelong, Nuomea]
1985 Papeete,Tahiti as a Storage Tanker
1988 Arrived Kaohsiung, Taiwan, for scrapping