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SVEALAND

IMO 5346526. Here discharging ore from Narvik.

Regarded as one of the outstanding ships of her day the Svealand was, with her sister Amerikaland, the largest dry cargo ship afloat when completed by Deutsche Werft in 1925. Built for Tirfling Steamship Company, Gothenburg, senior company in the Brost

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IMO 5346526 , Dead.
Ship Type : Ore Carrier.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 171.1 x 22.0 mtr.
Built in 1925 by Deutsche Werft AG Finkenwerder Hamburg Germany as " SVEALAND " for Ångfartygs Tirfling (AB Rederi Brostrom as manager ) Gothenburg Sweden.
20 years Charter to Bethlehem Steel Baltimore USA.(Cruz Grande Chile to Sparrow Point/Baltimore USA)

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 15.357 / 3.316 / 20.880.
Main Engine : AEG B&W 8Cyl 740 x 1200 - 2 x 2.650 bhp.

1942 Taken over by US War Shipping Administration.( Grain Transport USA - Great Britain)
1945 Returned to owner.
1951 Rebuilt / Modificated by AB Gotaverken Gothenburg Sweden.

New main engine : Götaverken 630/1300VGS-6U - 2 x 3.750 bhp.

1969 Sold for demolision to Astra Atlantico Armadore SA Panama City Panama,renamed " SVEA ".

1969 BU China.




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