Oslofjord, built 1949 by Nederlandsche Dok en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam. 1949 - 1967, NAL Oslofjord
1967 - 1968: Greek Line, Fulvia
1968 - 1970: Costa Crociere, Fulvia
1970 lost through fire.
Oslofjord in the floating dry dock at Aker Mekaniske verksted. I worked as a night-watchman in that yard for a year, locking myself in and out of all the buildings, allowing myself to study this and that. Met with a "motorman" I knew from the Viksfjord who was doing the same job - and had
OSLOFJORD of 1938. Accompanying text (translated from German):
"Norway's largest ship hit a mine. The largest ship in Norway, the 18,673 GRT 'Oslofjord', which had been stolen by England and was on her way to America, ran into a mine near Newcastle, according to a New York report, and sank"
Here we see the OSLOFJORD in the North Sea Canal from Amsterdam to IJmuiden on 11th November 1949. The ship was handed over by the NDSM yard to the shipowners on 16.00 hrs when she was sailing in the canal (here she is still flying the Dutch flag). The captain was the master of the former Oslofjord,