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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, 2533nhp
Engines by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
11/1925 A/B Svenska Amerika Linien (A Jonsson, manager), Gothenburg
1955 Bremen-Amerika Line; renamed BERLIN
26/11/1966 Broken up
Comments: 1950: Major refit including new bow & funnels
26/11/1966: Broken up at La Spezia


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