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Thode Fagelund

1920 General cargo

Buildingyard: Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

Built year: 1920

Yard no: 678

Tonnage: GRT: 5757/ NET: 3604/ TDW: 8325

Dims: LOA: 395,0/ BR: 53,3/ DR: 32,7ft


Machinery: 3-cyl 3exp by Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd. Sunderland

                     - later fitted with low pressure exhaust steam turbine - 2900 ihp

Speed: 12,00knots

Passengers: 8

Photo: Unknown

07.08.1920: Launched 

29.10.1920: Completed. Price: NOK 4.134.503,75

17.11.1941: Torpedoed and sunk 60mile east of East London by the Vicky French sub LE HEROS. On passage from Chittagong

                     and Madras to Table Bay and Uk with scrapiron, jute and tea. All onboard survived, but 3rd mate died onboard the 

                     lifeboat by illness.

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