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ARNA
S/S ARNA
Call sign: MGLQ
Class: DNV1A1
Nationality: Norway
Home port: Bergen

Shipyard
Name: William Gray & Co.Ltd., West Hartlepool, UK.
Build year: 1911
Yard number: 784

Tonnage
Gross tonnage: 5,272
Net tonnage: 3,234
Deadweight: 9,250

Engine
Propulsion: Steam engine 3 cylinders diam. 27.5'-43.5

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IMO 5614474 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 125.0 x 16.5 mtr.
Built in 1911 as " ARNA " by William Gray & Co. Ltd West Hartlepool England Great Britain for A/S Dampskibet Arna (S. M. Kuhnle & Søn Rederi Bergen) Bergen Norway. Launched 01/03, completed in April.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.264 / 3.249 / 9.250.
Machinery : Marine Engine Works,Steam Engine Triple Exp.( 27,5”–43,5”–73,0”, Stroke: 48,0”.) - 369 nhp.
Main Boiler : Central Marine Engine Works 3 x Scottish Boilers w/ 3 furnace.Total Heating Area 6.678 ft2.Workpressure 165 psi.


1914 The first Norwegian vessel to pass the Panama Canal.
1929 Sold 25/05 to D/S A/S Knut Hamsun ( Olaf ØrvigRederi A/S Bergen ) Bergen Norway.renamed " KENT COUNTY ".
1930 Renamed KNUT HAMSUN 29/07.

1934 Caught fire and sank 10/06 approx.30 nm south-west of Roncador Bank, Caribbean whilst on a voyage from Tocopilla, Chile to Jacksonville, Florida, USA with nitrates. Spontaneous ignition due to nitrates in the bunker coal.




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