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M/S Tampa
1923 General Cargo

TAMPA 1923-2.jpg

Buildingyard: Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg

Built year: 1923

Yard no: 46


Tonnage: GRT: 4701/ NET: 2794/ TDW: 7019

Dims : LOA: 357,6/ BR: 51,2/ DR: 30,7ft

Machinery: 6-cyl by Algeimeine Electricitäts Gesellschaft, Berlin

IHP: 2500

Speed: 11,00knots

Passengers: 8

Photo: N/A

14.07.1923: Launched as TAMPA

15.09.1923: Completed. Price paid: NOK1.748.287,14

00.04.1940: Seized by German forces when occupying Norway.

13.05.1942: Attacked by allied warplanes and severly damaged. Beached NE of Høgstein Lighthouse to avoid sinking. Remained there for several month                       before temorarily repaired. Takento drydock for permanent repairs.

00.05.1945: Recovered in Horten

15.03.1958: Sol to Cia Mar "Med-Cont" Ltda. (Loucas Matsas & Sons, Greece), Costa Rica. Renamed GEORGIOS M

22.06.1959: Grounded at Andaman Isl. in bad weather. On voyage Rangoon to Colombo with a cargo of rice. Refloated.

23.06.1959: Foundered and sank while trying to return to Rangoon.

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