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FOLDEN

FOLDEN

S/S Folden was a local passenger and cargo ship on the Helgeland coast, incl. the many islands
Call sign: MCJH - LDWH
Shipping company: Saltens Dampskipsselskap, Bodø
Nationality: Norway
Home port: Bodø

Shipyard
Name: Akers Mek. Verksted, Kristiania
Build year: 1905
Yard number: 243

Tonnage
Gross tonnage: 303
Net tonnage: 177

Engine
Propulsion: Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size: NHP 53 IHP370
Speed: 10 kn

Dimensions
Length: 143.2'
Beam: 26.2'
Draft: 8.0'

History
6/1905: A/S Saltens Dampskibsselskab, Bodø - FOLDEN
1938: Rebuilt: Gross: 316 tons. NET: 171 tons.
25/4/1940: Attacked by German aircraft and on fire in the Kvarøyfjord on passage from Myken to Indre Kvarøy. 6 casualties. Wreck burnt out entirely and towed to Bodø. Condemned.
1941: The wreck was bought back from insurers by Saltens D/S, Bodø.
7/1944: Set in motion again after reconstruction. GRT: 337 t. NRT: 181 t. - FOLDEN
12/1954: Anders Aarsæther jr., Ålesund, Bodø - FOLDEN
1956: Converted to cargo ship: DWT: 350 t. GRT: 292 t. NRT: 139 h.
1959: Re-measured: Gross: 292 tons. NET: 139 tons-renamed - HAVDA
1960: Brødrene Anda, Stavanger for demolition.
1961: Scrapped in Q3 1961.
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