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Name: GRIPSHOLM
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/11/1924
Completed: 11/1925
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 999
Dimensions: 18134grt, 9485nrt, 553.0 x 74.4 x 37.7ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SCDA, 6cyl (840 x 1500mm), 2533nhp
Engines by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1925 A/B Svenska Amerika Linien (A Jonsson, manager), Gothenburg
1954 Bremen-Amerika Line, Bremen
1955 Renamed BERLIN
1956 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
26/11/1966 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 127 x 1st, 482 x 2nd & 948 x 3rd Class passengers
1950: Major refit including new bow & funnels
26/11/1966: Broken up at La Spezia by Terrestre Marittima


Above photo is copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo is copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

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