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M/S Taronga
1927 General Cargo


Buildingyard: Deutsche Werke A.G., Kiel

Built year: 1927

Yard no: 210


Tonnage: GRT: 6732/ NET: 4038/ TDW: 9730

Dims : LOA: 461,4/ BR: 60,6/ DR: 29,0ft

Machinery: Two 8-cyl by the shipbuilder

IHP: 7000

Speed: 14,50knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: WW's Fleetlist 150years

20.06.1927: Launched as TARONGA

07.09.1927: Completed. Price paid: NOK 3.363.056,25

15.01.1933: Beached at Perim Isl after fire broke out in hold no 5. On voyage from Rabaul to Oslo with a cargo of Copra/ Wheat/ hides and wool.

12.02.1933: Refloated, but leaking severely. Her wheatcargo was discharged after big efforts.

25.02.1933: Examined, but declared CTL (beyong repair). Broken up

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