NORDSTJERNEN (1)

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Henk
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NORDSTJERNEN (1)

Post by Henk » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:06 pm

NORDSTJERNEN (1)
In the Rute: Juni 1937 - 22-09-1954
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab - Svolvær
Ordered 01-04-1936; launched 17-04-1937; trials 16-05-1937; delivered 15-06-1937 by Fredrikstad Mekaniske Verksted - Fredrikstad
263'5" x 250' x 38'8" x 21' x
1.919 grt; 535 dwt
4 cylinder Compound made by Fredrikstad Mekaniske Verksted
2.645 ihp
16 knots
Passengers: 63 in 1st class; 92 in 2nd class
Newbuilding for the price of 1.913.000 Nkr
22-09-1954 around minight grounded Ranøy in Raftsund and sunk after 20 minuts in 57 meters of water; 4 passengers and 1 crewmember died; later raised and scrapped

In 1940 botom damage, but continued serving the Germans as tropp-tranport ship until 31-05-1944 and 04-11-1944 to a ard for repairs.
In 1947 to Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Laksevåg and rebuild.
21-09-1948 grounded near Brønnøysund and with a 4 meters big hole in her forward ship to Rosenberg Verft - Stavanger for repairs.

Photo of a painting I made on board LOFOTEN
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Re: NORDSTJERNEN (1)

Post by alasdairmac » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:38 pm

Beautful painting of a lovely classic old ship Henk. Thanks.

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