MV Aase Maersk (1930)
|Port of registry:||Belfast (1940)|
|Builder:||Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark|
|Status:||Scrapped in 1960|
|Length:||407.1 feet (124.1 m) p/p|
|Beam:||54.9 feet (16.7 m)|
|Draught:||26 feet 10 1⁄4 inches (8.19 m)|
|Depth:||30.4 feet (9.3 m)|
|Installed power:||489 NHP|
|Propulsion:||6-cylinder 4-stroke single-acting marine diesel engine|
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h)|
|wireless direction finding|
MV Aase Maersk or Aase Mærsk was a Danish 6,184 GRT oil tanker. Odense Steel Shipyard of Odense built her in 1930 for A. P. Moller of Copenhagen. She was a motor ship, powered by a Burmeister & Wain six-cylinder four-stroke single-acting marine diesel engine developing 489 NHP.
Second World War
In the Second World War the UK Ministry of War Transport took her over and appointed C.T. Bowring & Co to manage her. She served with the United States Navy, Royal Australian Navy, and Royal Navy. The Bathurst-class corvette HMAS Geelong collided with her on 11 November 1942. Aase Mærsk was returned to her owners in 1945.
Aase Mærsk was scrapped at Preston, Lancashire in December 1960.