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Tyrifjord

Tyrifjord

Built by Bergen MV, Bergen for Halfdan Kuhle Bergen in 1952. Bought on the stocks by NAL. 1964: ran aground in the Gironde when giving way for an oncoming vessel. Refloated and repaired. 1972: sold to Hetland et Teigen, Egersund, renamed Ryttersund. 1976: sold to Panama, renamed United Fortress. 1979: wrecked 21.46N/90.39E and looted.
Picture shows her in Oslo; town hall on the left, Akershus castle on the right.

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IMO 5529008.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : L x B - 132.1 / 122.2 x 17,7 mtr.
Built in 1953 at Bergen Mekaniske Verksted A/S Bergen Norway as " TYRIFJORD " for Den Norske Amerika Linje Oslo Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 4.966 / 2.774 / 8.100.
Main Engine ; Stork Werkspoor 6 Cyl(660 x 1300) - 5.600 bhp.
Aux,Engine : 3 x 200 kw.
Emerg.Gen : 1 x 25 kw.

1972 Sold to P/R Arne Teigen & Jens Hetland (Arne Teigen Egersund as manager ) Egersund Norway,renamed " RYTTERSUND ".
1976 Sold to Arden Bay Shipping Co Ltd ( Gulf Shipping Line-Gokal Hong Kong as manager) Hong Kong,renamed " UNITED FORTRESS ".
1978 Dregged Anchore and went aground 07/08 in the Bay of Bengal.
1987 Abandoned 09/08 in pos : 21.46N/90.36E.

Subsequently declared Constructive total Loss.


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