Taurus

1935 General Cargo

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Buildingyard: Akers Mek. Verksted A/S., Oslo

Built year: 1935

Yard no: 466

Tonnage: GRT: 4767/ NET: 2879 / TDW: 7610

Dims: LOA: 408,6ft/ BR: 55,3ft/ DR: 25,2ft

 

Machinery: 7-cyl by the shipbuilder

BHP: 4800

Speed: 13,5knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: WW's fleetlist 150 years

23.10.1935: Launched

14.12.1935: Completed. Price paid: NOK 2.153.342,32

06.06.1941: Bombed by German Aircraft and sunk off Montrose, Scotland in pos 56.47N, 02.15W. On passage from Port Hartcourt 

                     and Freetown to Hull. The vessel had a cargo og groundnuts, palm kernels and cocoa.

At Greenock after a successful Escape fro Gothenburg in January 1941

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