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Name: FOLSJÖ
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/01/1896
Completed: 02/1896
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 59
Dimensions: 1647grt, 1040nrt, 254.8 x 36.0 x 15.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 49 x 33ins), 138nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1896 A/S Folsjö (Alf Monsen), Tønsberg
1915 A/S Blink (Nilsen & Sonner), Tønsberg
1916 Renamed BRINK
04/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 04/10/1916: Captured, torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U48, 50 miles NE of Vardø
On a voyage from Onega to Hull with a cargo of timber


Above photo as FOLSJO copyright of Steinar Norheim

Above photo as FOLSJO courtesy of Lardex