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D/S Austvangen
Updated Dec. 23-2012

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A picture is available on this external page (click in it to enlarge).

Manager: Gørrisen & Co. A/S, Oslo
2420 gt

Built in Danzig, Germany in 1930.

Used in aluminum trade to South America.

Gunner for a while was Gunnar Jakobsen who had previously escaped from Norway with Hornfjell.

Her voyages are listed on these original images from the Norwegian National Archives:
Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6 | Page 7 | Page 8 | Page 9 | Page 10

Please compare the above voyages with Arnold Hague's Voyage Record below.

Some War Voyages
From June-1942 to July-1944:

(Received from Don Kindell - His source: The late Arnold Hague's database).

Follow the convoy links provided for more information on each.

Departure From To Arrival Convoy Remarks
1942 June 5 Curacao OT 6 Earlier voyages:
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3 & Page 4
Detached June 9.
Convoy available at OT 6
(external link)
June 9 Detatched from OT 6 Paramaribo June 11 Independent A. Hague says:
Except as listed, Trinidad/Paramaribo trade
(see Page 4 above & Page 5)
Oct. 16 Trinidad Paramaribo Oct. 19 TRIN 19 Dispersed to Paramaribo, Oct. 19.
Convoy available at TRIN 19
(external link)
Oct. 22 Paramaribo Trinidad Oct. 25 Independent
Nov. 3 Trinidad Paramaribo Nov. 7 Independent
Nov. 12 Paramaribo Trinidad Nov. 15 Independent
Nov. 20 Trinidad Paramaribo Nov. 24 Independent
Nov. 30 Paramaribo Trinidad Dec. 2 Independent
Dec. 11 Trinidad Gitmo Dec. 16 TAG 28 Convoy available at TAG 28
(external link)
Dec. 22 Gitmo Key West Dec. 25 GK 718 Convoy available at GK 718
(external link)
Dec. 25 Key West Mobile Dec. 28 KP 429 Convoy available at KP 429
(external link)
Left Mobile Jan. 29-1943
(Page 5).
1943 Febr. 9 Key West Gitmo Febr. 12 KG 623 Convoy available at KG 623
(external link)
Febr. 14 Gitmo Trinidad Febr. 20 GAT 44 Convoy available at GAT 44
(external link)
Missing voyages:
Page 5 above & Page 6
Aug. 22 Trinidad Gitmo Aug. 27 TAG 80 Convoy available at TAG 80
(external link)
Aug. 28 Gitmo Key West Aug. 31 GK 754 Convoy available at GK 754
(external link)
Aug. 31 Key West Mobile Sept. 2 KH 423 Convoy available at KH 423
(external link)
Oct. 4 S W Passage Key West Oct. 6 HK 139 A. Hague says:
Possibly this convoy.
Available at HK 139
(external link)
Oct. 7 Key West Gitmo Oct. 11 KG 662 Convoy available at KG 662
(external link)
Oct. 11 Gitmo Trinidad Oct. 16 GAT 92 Convoy available at GAT 92
(external link)
Missing voyages:
Page 6 & Page 7
1944 Febr. 13 Trinidad Aruba Febr. 16 TAG 115 Convoy available at TAG 115
(external link)
On to Mobile Febr. 28
(Page 7)
March 31 Pilottown Key West Apr. 3 HK 211 Convoy available at HK 211
(external link)
Stop at Key West not mentioned, Page 7
Apr. 8 Gitmo Trinidad Apr. 16 GAT 128 Gitmo to Trinidad via Demerara.
Convoy available at GAT 128
(external link)
Missing voyages, Page 7
July 22 Trinidad Gitmo July 27 TAG 147 Convoy available at TAG 147
(external link)
Subsequent voyages:
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9 & Page 10


According to Page 1 of the archive documents, Austvangen was on her way from Demerara to Trinidad when war broke out in Norway on Apr. 9-1940. It'll be noticed, when going to the various archive documents, that occasional long stays in port are shown.

Page 10 shows her voyages to March-1946.


According to this external page, she was owned from May-1949 by A/B J. Leonards Rederi & Skeppsmäkleri (J. Leonard), Landskrona, Sweden, renamed Maryborg. From Apr.-1954, sailed as Tehi for Suomen Laiva O/Y (John Konkola), Helsingfors, Finland. Owned from 1955 by Fenno Steamship Ltd. O/Y(O/Y Fenno Shipping Co.Ltd.), Åbo, Finland, renamed Rundal. From 1958, Fenno Steamship Ltd. O/Y (O/Y Fenno Shipping Co. Ltd.), Nagu, Finland, no name change. From 1959, Fenno Steamship Ltd. O/Y, Nagu, Finland. Owner from Nov.-1966 was Laiva O/Y Ritva (Erkki Poikonen), Helsingfors, Finland, renamed Saana. Sold to Germany for breaking up in Oct.-1967, arriving Lübeck Dec. 2.

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