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1973 RoRo-carrier

Photo: Chris Howell

Buildingyard: Eriksbergs Mek. Verkstad A/B.(Lindholmen div), Gothenburg

Built year: 1973

Yard no: 64

Tonnage: GRT: 13887/ NET: 7115/ TDW: 22000

Dims: LOA: 207,40/ BR: 29,62/  DR: 9,938mtr


Machinery : Three 18-cyl Pielstick by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St.Nazaire

                      Total 28890bhp

Speed : 21,50knots

Container cap.: 1319TEU / Qarter stern door and ramp.

29.03.1973: Launched

30.08.1973: Completed. Price: NOK 93mill

23.09.1985: Sold to United States Dept of Transportation for service with the Ready Reserve Force of the US Fleet. Renamed CAPE DECISION

                     Still in service with NavyId: T-AKR5054. Manager: Marine Transport Lines Inc., Weehawken, NJ


Photo: via Inger Albrigtsen


Photo: Mike Griffiths

Photo shows TOMBARRA in drydock at Blohm+Voss, Hamburg after fire in engineroom 1978

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