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1923 General Cargo


Photo: Walter E. Frost

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

Built year: 1923

Yard no: 61


Tonnage : GRT: 4765/ NET: 2833/ 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

27.01.2923: Launched as TALISMAN

10.04.1923: Completed. Price paid: NOK 3.513.868,80

03.11.1936: Sold to Bruun & von der Lippe's Rederi A/S (Bruun & von der Lippe), Tønsberg. Renamed VIGILANT

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

00.00.1940: Renamed RINGSTAD

24.01.1942: Torpedoed and sunk off Cape Race. Pos 45.50N, 51.04W by German submarine U-333. The vessel was part of convoy ON-55 enroute from Cardiff to St. John, N.B with china clay. 27 crewmembers and3 passengers were lost

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