LOFOTEN (2)

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LOFOTEN (2)

Post by Henk » Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:02 pm

LOFOTEN (2)
In the Rute: 24-02-1932 - December 1963
A/S Vesteraalens Dampskibsselkab - Storkmarknes
Delivered February 1932 by A/S Frederikstad Mekaniske Verksted - Frederikstad
248'6" x 235' x 38'1" x 21'7" x
1.605 grt; 760 dwt
L.D.T.Q.
20043
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from the yard, 23 5/8" x 37 7/16" x 63" : 39"
2.200 ihp
17,25 knots
Newbuilding for the price of 1,3 miljoen Nkr
In December 1963 renamed VÅGAN

12-09-1942 shot by gunfire from a submarine, but escaped because of her speed.
In October 1942 hit by a torpedo in the Saltfjorden near Bodø, but didn't sink and temporarely repaired and in 1945 fully repaired at Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Laksevåg.
25-01-1948 grounded near Kjelsvik (Nordkynhalvoya) and towed free by the trawler DERBY COUNTY and towed to Honningsvåg.
03-01-1964 in in collission with NORDKYN.
23-05-1964 renamed CYPRUS by Kypros Compania Naviera - Limassol.
In 1964 renamed KYPROS by Troodos Shipping & Trading Ltd.- Navnet.
10-11-1966 got fire near Haifa, beached and burned out. Later scrapped where she was.

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Stokmarknes
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