PRINSESSE RAGNILD

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PRINSESSE RAGNILD

Post by Henk » Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:57 pm

PRINSESSE RAGNILD
In the Rute: 1931 - 23-10-1940
Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskab - Trondheim
Delivered 25-11-1931 by Frederiksstad Mekaniske Verksted - Frederiksstad (268)
251'6 3/8" x 236' x 37'6" x 23'1" x 14' (71,62 x x 11,43 x 4,80 x m)
1.590 grt; 570 dwt
4 cylinder Compound from the yard
2.360 ihp
16,5 knots
Passnegers: 400; 1e class 99 bunks; 2e class 108 bunks
Newbuilding for the price of 1.760.000 Nkr
23-10-1940 hit a mine (or torpedoed) and forcastle exploded near Landego in position 67°25'9"N-14°33'60"E; 142 persons where rescued by the freighters BÅTNFJORD and GANGE-ROLF took 14 survivers and three dead persons on board; in totall 54 Norwegian passenders and 25 occupiers lost their live

06-03-1933 touched ground near Kiberg and grounded to avoid sinking. JASON towed her free and via Vadsø towed to Trondheim for repairs.

Photo: postcard NFDS
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