Ex Denise, Frauden, Frauke, Comar II, Frauke
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1971 by Sietas of Neuenfelde, Hamburg (Yard No 648) as a General Cargo ship
- Length: 99.9m (overall) 92m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 13.83m
- Depth: 8m
- Draught: 6.26m
- Tonnage: 999-2900 gross/750-1620 net/2610-2450 deadweight
- Engines: (1) 4T 8-Cylinder Deutz diesel
- Power: 1765kW/2398HP
- Speed: 13 knots
- Capacity: 1 hold 62.4 x 10, 2/7, 8/5,6 LBC 10178
- Call Sign: DHPF, OIOZ, OZ2054
- IMO Number: 7110995
- Official Number: 1594 (LR 1984-85)
- Port of Registry: Finland, Hamburg/Federal Republic of Germany, Turku-Abo/Finland, Norway, Torshavn/Faeroe Islands
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June 10th 1971: Launched.
August 7th 1971: Completed as FRAUKE.
1972: Renamed COMAR II.
1974: Renamed FRAUKE.
1978: Registered Owner; Paul Heinrich G.m.b.H & Co. K.G.
1981: Renamed FRAUDEN. Registered Owner; R/Aengship. Registered Manager; Kai Engelblom.
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1985: Renamed DENISE.
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June 1990: Renamed HENRIETTE. Registered Owner; Minor Shipping & Trading – Karmsund, Norway. Manager: Minor Shipping & Trading, Karmsund, Norway.
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October 19th 2004: Sustained damage to auxiliary engine at Port Holla, Norway. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.
January 10th 2005: On a voyage from Parnu to Holla stranded north of Haugesund, sustained damage to her hull and ingress of water to her engine-room with severe damage to machinery and loss of propulsion. Re-floated without assistance and towed to Haugesund for repairs
August 30th 2008: Stranded on a sandbar whilst approaching Thyboron, Denmark and requested assistance. Re-floated. No injuries and, after divers inspection, no damage discovered. Returned to service.
January 2016: Being used for transportation of quarry stones from Larvik – Dover to add support/sea protection of coastal railway.
© Nigel Scutt (Dover Marina.com)
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