VESTERAALEN (1)

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VESTERAALEN (1)

Post by Henk » Sun Dec 12, 2010 5:00 pm

VESTERAALEN (1)
In the Rute: 02-06-1893 - 1909; 1911 - 1912; 1914 - 1932
Vesteraalens Dampskibsselkab - Storkmarknes
Delivered 01-01-1891 by Akers Mekaniske Verksted - Oslo
173' x 168' x 27'1" x 20'2" x
540 grt; after 1913, 682 grt
3 cylinder Triple Expansion
500 ihp
Passengers 200; 40 bunks
02-06-1893 first trip in the Hurtigrute
17-10-1941 by the SH-402, a Russian submarine, torpedoed near Nuvsvåg in position 70'50"N-23'57"E on her way to Øksfjord, broke in to and sunk within 30 seconds. 71 passengers and 26 crewmembers died. There were 6 survivors

First trip at all in the Hurtigrute was with this ship 02-06-1893 under command of captain Richard With himself.
19-12-1913 near Valdersund grounded and sunk. Raised and to the building yard for repair and rebuilding.
From 1932 substitute.

Photo: postcard VDS
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