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1923 General Cargo


Photo: Walter E. Frost

Buildingyard: Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg/ Germany

Built year: 1923

Yard no: 60


Tonnage : GRT: 4765/ NET: 2834/ TDW: 7618

Dims : LOA: 400,6/ BR: 54,2/ DR: 26,3ft

Machinery: Two 6-cyl by Algemeine Electicitäs Gesellschaft, Berlin

IHP: 3100

Speed: 10,00knots

Passengers: 8

14.11.1922: Launched as TITANIA

11.02.1923: Completed. Price paid: NOK 3.571.012,02

27.01.1937: Sold to Bruun & von der Lippe's Rederi A/S (Bruun & von der Lippe), Tønsberg. Renamed VIGRID

00.00.1937: Sold to Skibs A/S Gdynia (Olav Ringdal), Oslo

24.06.1941: Torpedoed and sunk SSE off Cape Farewell. Pos 54.30N, 41.30W by German submarine U-371. The vessel was part of convoy HX-133 

                     Enroute from New Orleans to Belfast and Manchester with 6000tns of general cargo. 21 crewmebmers, 1 gunner and 4 passengers lost 

                     their lives. In the same convoy were also following Norwegian vessels; SOLØY/ KONGSGAARD

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