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Photo Details
Photographer:Mac Mackay [View profile]Title:KoralleAdded:Jan 12, 2007
Captured:IMO:5193606Hits:2,752
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
m.v. Koralle ex Wiros -59, 836 gross tons, built Landskrona, 1937, rebuilt there in 1959.
Owned by Shaw Steamships of Halifax from 1967. In June 1969 struck submerged object near Fort Chimo, Ungava Bay. Vessel had to be beached. Was thereafter condemned, but sailed on own power back to Halifax where she was laid up until May 1977.
Photo taken in May 23, 1977 at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Vessel Identification
Name:Koralle
IMO:5193606
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:836 tons
Summer DWT:1,206 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1937
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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Bjørn Knudsen on May 26, 2017 08:09 (1 year ago)

IMO No: 5193606
Year: 1937
Name: WIROS
Type: Cargo ship
Launch Date: 3.4.37
Flag: SWE
Date of completion: 4.10.37
1959 KORALLE -BU Dartmouth, NS., 4.78 [Dartmouth Salvage]

joe53 on May 26, 2017 00:20 (1 year ago)
Ted /NK - my father sailed on her, was wondering if you knew him. Hilliard Sheppard
nk on Sep 17, 2013 11:00 (5 years ago)
i sailed on the koralle as bosun when she hit the rocks off
fort chimo back in 1968,Good to see a photo of her again,
Norman Kelly
Ted Good on Apr 04, 2012 22:20 (6 years ago)
I sailed on this vessel in 1970. Halifax-PEI-Carribean.her last voyage
Kier Shackleton Gigeroff on Nov 05, 2007 02:20 (11 years ago)
Another great shot to see of her.
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