ORION

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ORION

Post by Henk » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:42 pm

ORION
In the Rute: 07-07-1898 - July 1902; July 1903 - 12-12-1903
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab - Bergen
Delivered September 1874 by H.Murray & Co. - Port Glasgow (other source Robert Steel & Co.- Greenock)
180'5" x x 26'2" x 14' x
681 grt
after 1889, 2 cylinder Compound; in 1902, 3 cylinder Triple Expansion in 1903 placed in the LYRA
na 1889, 529 ihp; after 1902, 750 ihp
Newbuilding
12-12-1903 near Makkaur grounded due to a fire on board by a fallen oillamp and wrecked; 7 people died

05-12-1874 grounded in Meløyvær and sunk; after wintertime raised and for repairs to Bergen.
In 1888/1889 rebuild at Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Solheimsviken; during trials boiler exploded.
Wreckage for the price of 9.000 Nkr. to A.Meling - Stavanger and broken up.

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Storkmarknes
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