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Post by Henk » Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:39 pm

In the Rute 1955 - 1955
Finnmark Fylkesrederi og Ruteselskap - Hammerfest
Build 1950 at Drammens Slip & Verksted - Drammen (28)
44,00 x x 7,78 x x 3,46 m
395 grt
2SA 4 cylinder Nydqvist & Holm, 345x375 (other source 345x580)
600 bhp; 441 kW
12 knots
Passengers 150
Sold In November 1970 renamed RESEARCHER by Gardline Shipping Ltd. - Lowestoft

In the Hurtigrute as invader for the lost NORDSTJERNEN.
In October 1955 lost her rudder and by SØRØY towed to Honningsvåg.
In 1974 to Sydney Sea Search Ltd. (C.R.Ward & Associates Inc.) - Georgetown (Cayman Islands).
06-03-1981 whilst moored in Charleston hit by the Swedish SNOW CRYSTAL and engine room flooded. Declared Total Loss.
In 1983 to South Carolina Wildlife & Marine Rescues Department and sunk at the coast of South Carolina as an artificial reef.

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Stokmarknes
INGØY @Hurtigruten Museet Stokmarknes.jpg
Henk de Winde

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