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IRMA

Post by Henk » Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:46 pm

IRMA
In the Rute 09-07-1931 - 13-02-1944
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab - Bergen
Delivered April 1905 by Sir Raylton Dixon & Co.Ltd. - Middlesborough
x 224' x 32'8" x 21'1" x
1.322 grt; 920 dwt
3 cilinder Triple Expansion
1.500 ihp
13,96 knots
Newbuilding
13-02-1944 by mistake torpedoed by the Norwegian MTB-627 and MTB-653 based at the Shetlands near Hestkjær in Hustadvika; 36 crewmembers and 25 passengers died.

First trip in the Rute 09-07-1931.
In 1932 rebuild.
20-06-1937 touched ground near Rakkeflesa (Kabelvåg) and repaired in Bergen.

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Stokmarknes
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