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Photographer:Hans-Wilhelm Delfs [View profile]Title:NARWIKAdded:Aug 13, 2009
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Location:Rendsburg, Germany
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)
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NARWIK ex EMPIRE ROAMER
General Cargo Ship SS NARWIK passing Schülp/Rendsburg/Kiel-Canal westbound | Photo: 1969 | © Hans-Wilhelm Delfs, Kiel
Call-Sign: SPFF | Class Society: PR | Flag: Poland |
GT 7.065 | NT 4.921 | dwt 10.420 | Grain 520.170 cbft – Bale 471.630 cbft |
Loa 136,04 m | Br 17,17 m | Draught 8,15 m | Depth 11,48 m |
Yard: C. Connell & Co. Ltd., Glasgow/United Kingdom– Yard No. 436 – Launching 05.01.1942 – Completion 03/1942 |
Engine: Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. steam engine – 2.500 IHP – 1.838 kW – 10,0 kn
Owner: Polska Zegluga Morska, Poland |
History: launched as EMPIRE ROAMER for Ministry of War Tpt, Glasgow – NARWIK (1942-1972) – Polish Government (1942-1951) – Polish Ocean Lines (1951-1967) – Polska Zegluga Morska (1967-1972) – 07.03.1972 broken up Bilbao
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dedge on Aug 19, 2009 23:23 (8 years ago)
This is the ship which rescued the survivors from the Orient liner Orcades after she was torpedoed west of Cape Town on 10 October 1942 en route Cape Town to U.K. with 1,000 troops and passengers aboard.
asnyk on Aug 15, 2009 18:52 (8 years ago)
One of five first group Empire ships under Polish flag. Later, in 60's buy next 8 ships.
rgds asnyk :-)
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