D/S Tugela
1921 General Cargo

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Buildingyard: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd., Jarrow

Built year: 1921

Yard no: 916

 

Tonnage: GRT: 5559/ NET: 3462/ TDW: 7918

Dims : LOA: 380,4/ BR: 52,2/ DR: 33,6ft

Machinery: 3-cyl tripleexp by the shipbuilders

IHP: 2900

Speed: 12,00knots

Passengers: 9

THE FIRST SHIP ON THE BARBER LINE

Photo: WW's fleetlist 150years

12.02.1921: Launched as TUGELA

05.08.1921: Completed. Price paid: NOK 6.193.899,85

00.04.1940: Scuttled at Oslo. Later raised by Germans and managed by Rob. M. Sloman jr., Hamburg

28.04.1943: Scuttled at Oslo by Norwegian "underground forces". Raised by German Navy

24.03.1945: Sank after striking a mine outside Florø