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Old 02-12-18, 04:02 PM
Ronnskar Ronnskar is offline
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Default Mercur (imo 5232488)

Completed in 1946 by Moss Vaerft & Dock for Bergenske Dampskibselskab, Bergen
Sold in 1969 to E Koutsofios & Co., Piraeus
Ran aground off Tobruk December 20th 1974 while carrying about 500 sheep, all of which were lost.
Ship became a CTL
Pictured arriving the River Tyne on 6th May 1962
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Old 02-12-18, 05:04 PM
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Dierk Bauer Dierk Bauer is offline
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Default Mercur IMO 5232488

Hi Ronnskar, thank you very much for sharing

Her details and history according to Miramar:

IMO: 5232488
Year: 1946
Flag: NOR
Type: Cargo ship
Launch Date: 27.3.46
Date of completion: 16.12.46
Tons: 939
DWT: 1175
Length overall: 71.6
LPP: 67.2
Country of build: NOR
Builder: Moss Vaerft & Dokk
Location of yard: Moss
Yard No: 86
Speed(kn): 10.7

End: 1974
wrecked off Tobruk 20.12.74
Tschüss and all the best
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