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AKERSHUS

AKERSHUS

Built in 1965 at Helsingør Skibsværft og Maskinbyggeri A/S for DFDS.
Routes served between 1965 and 1973: Aalborg-Oslo, Copenhagen-Århus, Copenhagen-Oslo and Frederikshavn-Oslo
In 1973, the vessel was sold to the Government of Mexico and renamed Mazatlan to run between La Paz and Topolobampo.
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IMO 6504254 , Dead.
Ship Type : Pax/RoRo Ferry.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 108.9 / 99.0 x 17.27 mtr.
Passenger Capacity 800 Guest.
Car Capasity : 150.
Built in 1965 by Helsingør Skibsværft & Maskinbyggeri A/S Helsingør Denmark as " AKERSHUS " for Det Forenede Dampskibsselskap (DFDS) A/S Copenhagen Denmark.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.012 / 2.254 / 864.
Main Engine : MAN-B&W 750-VBF-90 - 2 x 4.300 bhp.

1973 Sold to Caminos Puentes Federales de Ingressos y Servicios Conexos La Paz Mexico,renamed " MAZATLAN ".
1981 Transferred to Secretaria de Cominicacio'ns y Transportes de Transboradores Direccion General La Paz Mexico.
1989 On voyage 20/08 from La Paz to Topolobampo fire broke out,later same day she sank.All passenger & Crew survived.




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Hi Gijsbert,
nice nostalgic view of the famous Hamburg mooring boats (Vereinigte Bootsleute VII), thanks for posting!
Rgds, Manfred
 

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