HM Yacht ALEXANDRA

HM Yacht ALEXANDRA
built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 280
Engines by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine
Last Name: PRINS OLAV (1925)
Propulsion: Two steam turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers 4500 ihp 18.86 knots
Launched: Thursday, 30/05/1907
Built: 1907
Ship Type: Royal Yacht
Ship's Role: Royal yacht then cruise ship
Tonnage: 2113 grt
Length: 295.3 feet
Breadth: 40.1 feet
Draught: 13 feet
Owner History:
Admiralty ( H.M. King Edward VII )
1925: Det Nordenfjeldske DS
1940: Norwegian authorities
Status: Bombed & Sunk - 09/06/1940

Remarks: Sold to Norwegian Shipping Company 1925 for use as cruise ship Prince Olav. Subsequently rebuilt as a Hurtigruten service vessel
see supplementary pictures at link below)

Sunk by German air attack in 67.07N 01.00E on passage Kagsund for Thorshavn, faroes Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron
Previous updates by Bruce Biddulph and Stuart Cameron


Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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