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Photographer:Schovfinn [View profile]Title:ALNATIAdded:Jan 05, 2019
Location:Rotterdam, Netherlands
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)

Launched 1940-5 as ALBIREO by N.V. Nederlandsche Dok Mij., Amsterdam # 81 8or
N.V. Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co.'s Stoomv. Mij., Rotterdam
GRT 7183

1941-3 Seized by German Government, conv. to target / training ship, completed as troop transport
1941 WURI Deutsches Reich - Adm. der KMD (J. T. Essberger Afrika Linien, mgrs.), Hamburg
1942 Mined and sunk 17 Aug 1942, in the Kattegat in 56.53.5N-10.31.7E, broke in two just forward of the bridge, after section salvaged Nov 1943 and towed to Copenhagen, scuttled there by Danish resistance 1944, refloated end 1945 and sold to A/B Soya (Olof Wallenius), Stockholm, provisionally re-named BUTTERFLY, sank again while being towed to Göteborg in 1946, refloated, re-sold, rebuilt with new forepart at Deutsche Werft, Hamburg, in service April 1949.
1949 ALNATI N.V. Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co.'s Scheepv. Mij., Rotterdam.
1968 ALFA Alfa Shipping Co., Ltd., Famagusta [Olistim Navigation Co., Ltd.]
1970 ALFA Coolady Shipping Co., Ltd., Famagusta [Olistim Navigation Co., Ltd.]
1972 Demolition commenced July 17 at Darica, Istanbul.

Photo Taken at Rotterdam begin 1960’s

Infomation concerning vessel's historie is thanks to Wm.A. Schell
Vessel Identification
Name:U 431
Former name(s):
- Alnati (Until 1968)
- Butterfly (Until 1949)
- Alfa, Wuri (period Unknown)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:754 tons
Summer DWT:945 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1942
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Bjørn Knudsen on Jan 05, 2019 21:48 (8 months ago)
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