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Post by Henk » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:33 pm

In the Rute summer 1916 - spring 1917; 1919 - 01-10-1920
Det Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab A/S - Narvik
Delivered June 1898 by Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted - Trondheim (80)
155'5" x 147' x 21'1" x 15'4" x
290 grt; after 1912, 379 grt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion from the yard
450 ihp
10 knots
Sold In 1949 to Høvding Skipopphugging and in service as hotelship

13-01-1912 grounded near Mortsund and sunk; raised, repaired and rebuild at Mjellem & Karlsen - Bergen 01-10-1920 out of the Hurtigrute and in service as schoolship.
In 1951 as hotelship during the salvage of TIRPITZ.
19-05-1952 punctured by this wreckage and sunk alongsite with 100 tons of munition on board; raised and scrapped

Photo: Hurtigruten Museet Storkmarknes
RØST @Hurtigruten Museet Storkmarknes.jpg
Henk de Winde

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Post by Magoonigal » Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:37 pm

Talking about the TIRPITZ. I had read most of the books about her in WWII and it was sort of creepy to go past where she was sunk and look up at the overhanging cliff that caused so many problems in her destruction.
Paul Hood.

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