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Tai Ping
1929-1940 General cargo


Buildingyard: Kockums Mek Verkstad A/B., Malmø/ Sweden

Built year: 1929

Yard no: 159


Tonnage: GRT: 7019/ NET: 3868/ TDW: 9860

Dims : LOA: 461,9/ BR: 60,6/ DR: 28,9ft

Machinery : 2 x 8-cyl by the shipbuilders - twin screws

IHP : 7300

Speed: 14,5 knots

Reeferspace: 21.965 cub.ft

Passengers: 12

Photo: WW Fleetlist 150 years

16.03.1929: Luanched by Kockums Mek Verkstad A/B., Malmø

15.06.1929: Completed. Price paid: 3.362.842,72NOK

28.05.1940: Seized by the Germans in Oslo. Served as SPEERBRECHER 14, a supply ship for raiders. Later bought by Unterweser

                     Reederei A.G., Germany. Renamed BOCKENHEIM

12.09.1942: Mined and sunk at Honnigsvaag. Raised and repaired

26.08.1944: Scuttled in the River Gironde near Bordeaux

10.07.1946: Lying in Bassens, having been refloated after the war.

29.02.1948: Left in tow for Pasajes/ Spain for demolition

00.02.1949: Demolition commenced

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