KONG HAAKON

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Henk
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KONG HAAKON

Post by Henk » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:23 pm

KONG HAAKON
In the Rute: July 1919 - 1927; September 1941 - 1942; January 1946 - June 1950
Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab - Stavanger
Delivered August 1904 by Schöner & Jenssen - Tönning
x 196' x 28'7" x 21'2" x
874 grt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion
1.200 ihp
12,5 knots
Passengers: 400
Newbuilding
Sold In 1953 for the price of 230.000 Nkr to Eisen & Metall - Hamburg for scrap and 23-02-1953 towed by WOTAN to Hamburg

Stand-by for SANCT SVITHUN
First trip in the Rute 01-07-1919.
08-12-1923 collided in Tromsø against the quay without damage.
08-02-1924 in Rongevær contacted with rocks and grounded to prevent sinking.
From 1942 til 1944 renamed KONG SVERRE.
In March 1944 Northbound near Stadt shot by three torpedo's and all three missed.
20-04-1944 in Bergen alongside Festningskaien heavely damaged by the explosion of the Dutch coaster VOORBODE seized by the Germans and loaded with 120 tons dynamite. This also distroyed half of the old town Bryggen and the Castle.
After the war repaired at the own yard in Stavanger.

Photo: postcard DSD
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Re: KONG HAAKON

Post by Magoonigal » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:42 pm

Builder is spelt Schomer & Jensen, Tonning, Germany.

Sorry cannot put the / in the o of Schomer and the .. above the o of Tonning. :(
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Re: KONG HAAKON

Post by Henk » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:46 pm

Thanks Paul
The Germans do not know the ø but having ö
By the way to make ø take Alt-155 and Ø take Alt-157
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Re: KONG HAAKON

Post by Magoonigal » Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:07 pm

Shall try that!!
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