VESTERÅLEN (2)

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VESTERÅLEN (2)

Post by Henk » Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:38 pm

VESTERÅLEN (2)
In the Rute: 27-03-1950 - January 1983
Det Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab - Storkmarknes
delivered 27-03-1950 by Cantieri Riuniti dell Adriatico di Ancona - Ancona (231)
81,92 x 74,83 x 12,50 x 7,17 x 4,51 m
2.117 grt
L.H.U.Q.
5379145
2SA 8 cylinder Fiat, 520x960 connected to a KaMeWa controllable propeller; 1 generator 300 kW/220 V/50 Hz; 3 generators 125 kW/220 V/50 Hz
2.500 bhp; 1.839 kW
17,75 knots
Passengers: 450
Newbuilding
In January1983 laid-up in Bergen, renamed VESTERÅLEN II and in the Hurtigrute as stand-inn for FINNMARKEN

11-04-1950 first trip in the Hurtigrute.
In 1962 rebuild at Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted - Trondheim.
18-11-1963 grounded near Folla and repaired in Trondheim.
26-03-1970 in Valderfjorden in collission with VENLO who sunk.
19-01-1972 in Hjeltefjorden in collission with HYSTEIN who sunk.
16-11-1978 grounded on Hornelen near Måloy. To Bergens Mekaniske Verksted - Laksevåg for repairs and 20-02-1979 in service again.
In May 1983 renamed RALEN by Northern Shipping A/S - Oslo.
In April 1984 as hotelship ANNEXET to Fekete & Co A/S - Tonsberg and in Drammen in use as hotel for asylum seekers.
31-07-1988 laid-up.
In 1990 as party ship NORDSTJERNEN AF SUNDSVOLL to Sundsvoll for the price of 315.000 Nkr and later to Rotterdam as hotelship.
In October 1995 to Vigo for scrap.

Photo: postcard VDS
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