Tourcoing
1924-1942 General cargo

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Buildingyard: Odense Staalskibsværft, Odense

Built year: 1924

Yard no: 17

 

Tonnage: GRT: 5798/ NET: 3578/ TDW: 9590

Dims : LOA: 435,9/ BR: 56,2/ DR: 27,8ft

Machinery: 2 x 8-cyl from Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen

IHP: 5100

Speed: 13,0 knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: Unknown

22.07.1924: Launched by Odense Staalskibsværft, Odense/ Denmark

22.10.1924: Completed. Price paid: 4.369.983,04NOK

22.12.1932: Went ashore at Nålaugviken near Egersund in heavy fog. Severly damaged. Refloated and temporarily repaired at Egersund.

                     Proceeded for Oslo and permanent repairs

00.04.1940: German forces took control over the vessel after the German invasion of Norway

00.00.1942: Bombed and badly damaged while off Hook van Holland

24.08.1942: Sank off Swinemünde (Świnoujście) striking a mine. On passage from Gdynia to Oslo