Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

 Built

 Kaldnæs mek. Verksted

 Tønsberg, Norway

 Completed  1923
 Owner

 Hawke Harbour

 Whaling Company

 Type  Steel whale catcher
 Gross Tons  212  Captain

 Johan Borgen

 Length  117 feet  Crew  ca. 13
 Beam  21.6 feet  Horsepower  609
 Draft  13.5 feet  Boilers  1 coal/oil
 Engines  1 steam triple expansion  Speed  ? knots
 Propellers  1    

Shipwreck Information

 Date  ca. 1968-70  Location  Conception Harbour, Nfld.
 Fate

 Broke moorings

 & ran aground

 Crew lost  0
 Weather  Storm?  Sea state  Rough?

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