MIDNATSOL (1)

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MIDNATSOL (1)

Post by Henk » Fri Nov 26, 2010 4:57 pm

MIDNATSOL (1)
In the Rute: June 1910 - March 1949
Det Bergenske Dampskibssellskab - Bergen
Delivered Junei 1910 by Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Solheimsviken
213' x 202' x 31'3" x 19'8" x
978 grt; 510 dwt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion
1.500 ihp
13,44 knots
Passengers: 123
Newbuilding for the price of 540.000 Nkr
In March 1949 renamed SYLVIA

19-01-1915 grounded in Kiberg between Vardø and Vadsø; tried to pull her free by the gunboatt VIKING and icebreaker PASVIK; succesfull with the tugs NIDAROS and URÆD.
30-08-1941 rescued 200 survivers from a torpedoed German convoy in the Northern Icesea where she just passed.
10-10-1950 laid-up and 30-10-1950 sold to Société Anonyme Elbas - Antwerpen for scrap.

Photo: postcard BDS
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