POLARLYS (1)

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POLARLYS (1)

Post by Henk » Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:16 pm

POLARLYS (1)
In the Rute: April 1912 - 09-04-1940; 26-12-1940 - 11-10-1951
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab - Bergen
Delivered April 1912 by Burmeister & Wain Shipyard A/S - Kopenhagen
208'5" x x 31'6" x 19'8" x
1.069 grt; 536 dwt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from the yard
1.473 ihp
13,45 knots
Passengers: 141; after 1930, 230 persons
Newbuilding
In April 1952 renamed SYLVIA

In 1930 modernised.
09-04-1940 seized by the Germans and in service as accomodation vessel SATAN. Later TAN.
26-12-1940 back to the owner.
11-10-1951 taken out of the Hurtigrute.
01-07-1952 renamed VALKYRIEN by the Norwegian Navy for the price of 400.000 Nkr and in service as mothership for motortorpedoships; rebuild at Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Laksevåg.
17-12-1963 out of service and in March 1964 to H.J.Hansen - Odense for scrap.

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Stokmarknes
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