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BALEARES

BALEARES

Class: DNV1A1
Shipyard
Name: Stavanger Støberi & Dokk, Stavanger
Build year: 1913
Yard number: 67

Tonnage
Gross tonnage: 1,087
Net tonnage: 603
Deadweight: 1,482

Engine
Propulsion: Triple steam engine, 3 cylinders diam. 19"-30,5"-51", engine and boilers built by Stavanger Støperi & Dokk.
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IMO 5603523 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship (Fruit Trade)
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 237.5’ x 33.1’.
Built in 1913 as " GANSFJORD " by Stavanger Støberi & Dok Stavanger Norway for A/S D/S Gansfjord (Kornelius Olsen Rederi A/S Stavanger) Stavanger Norway. On charter to United Fruit Co.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 1.087 / 603 / 1.482.
Machinery : Stavanger Støberi & Dok Steam Engine (steam reciprocating) Triple exp. (19,0”–30,5”–51,0”, Stroke: 33,0”.) - 196 nhp.
Main Boiler : Stavanger Støberi & Dok 2 x Scotish Boilers (13,0’ x 10,5’) w/3 furnace.Total Heating Area 3.532 ft².Workpress : 175 psi. .

1919 In collision 24/02 with French barque HELENE at Delaware Capes, NJ, USA. 16 French sailors lost.
1940 Due to WWII Norwegian Nortraship London/New York became managers in April.
1945 Returned to Owner.

1947 Out of the fruit trade as the last Norwegian ship of the " Mosquito "-fleet. The end of more than 60 years collaboration.

1950 Sold to Compania Naviera Oriente S.A. (F. Giminez Mendez) Puerto Cortes Honduras.
1954 Renamed " MARIA TERESA ".
1957 Sold to Casa Blanca Steamship Corporation (Miguel Palmer Havana Cuba) Puerto Limon Costa Rica,renamed " BALEARES ".
1959 Stranded 18/06 at Punta del Holandes Cuba near Cape San Antonio. Refloated
12/07. Declared a total loss. Towed to Havana Cuba.

1960 Towed in July from Havana to Vera Cruz, Mexico for demolition that began in August.




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