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Vestmanrød, Normandy beach

Vestmanrød, Normandy beach

Ship Vestmannrød unloading on a beach in Normandy, France.
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IMO 5604577,Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 180.0’ x 28.8’.
Built in 1919 by Wortelboer & Co. Delfzijl Netherlands " SNENUT " for Stavanger Rederi A/S (P. & O. Thingbø Stavanger as manager) Stavanger Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 691 / 343 / 1.040.
Machinery : Steam Reciprocating Triple Exp. (14.4"–23.4"–38,6”,stroke: 26,8") - 115 nhp. Built by N. V. Machinefabriek v/h H. J. Koopman, Dordrecht, Nederland.
Main Boiler : 2 x Steam Boilers) Dim (10,5’ x 9,8’) w/ 2 furnace.Total Heating Area 2.180 ft².Workpressure 180 psi.Built by N.V. Machinefabriek v/h H. J. Koopman, Dordrecht, Nederland.

1924 Sold to Borre Dampskibsselskap A/S (Louis Hannevig) Kristiania Norway,renamed " VESTMANDRØD ".
1930 Sold to Skibs A/S Vestmanrød (O. G. Gjessens Eftf. Skudesneshavn as manager) Skudesneshavn Norway.
1940 Due to WWI New manager Norwegian Nortraship London / New York.
1945 Returned to Owner
1951 Sold to Skibs A/S Karlander (Egil Paulsen Fredrikstad as manager) Fredrikstad Norway.
1953 Sold to Cia. Maritima Estrella Azul y Rombo Blanco S. A. Puerto Limon Costa Rica,renamed " LIBRA ".

1954 Arrived 16/06 at Dunston, UK for demolition by Clayton & Davie Ltd.




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