The Valparaiso of 1917, AB Nordstjerna Rederi A/B
1939: In collision with English steamer DICKY on the Thames.
1940: Required by The Ministry of War, London.
12/1940: Torpedoed and sunk 31/12 in pos. N 60.01', W 23.00' by German U-boat U-38 on a voyage from Montreal to Halifax and Glasgow. Of the 3
The German cargo Steamer Urundi, photographed in the port of Stettin (Szczecin), loading tanks of the German Tank Regiment 5 (stationed at Bernau near Berlin). The tank being lifted with the derrick is a type IV, the tank on the flat railway carriage is a type I.
URUNDI (5791 GRT / 3569 NRT / 9270
The armoured cruiser SMS Scharnhorst seen here at Valparaiso, a few days after the Battle of Coronel.
The Scharnhorst (11,616/12,985 ts) was launched on March 22nd, 1906 by the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, hull-number 175 and commissioned on Oct. 24th, 1907.
On April 1st, 1909, Scharnhorst was
A three-masted iron barque, built in 1866 by T. Vernon and Son, Liverpool.
(188.0x31.1x18.8 ft.) (732 BRT / 633 NRT)
1866 : Launched for Balfour, Williamson and Co., Liverpool.
1891 : Sold to Ismay, Imrie and Co., Liverpool.
1892 : Sold to G.K. Styrup, Ribe, Danmark.
Jan. 1905 : Sold to K.F. Lan
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Small mini photo folder from my collection
Johnson Line´s M/S Valparaiso passing thru the Panama Canal in 1939 sister-ship to M/S
From an old magazine in my collection dated to 1939