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Name: HAV
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1939
Completed: 09/1939
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1567
Dimensions: 5062grt, 2939nrt, 420.8 x 57.5 x 24.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.25ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1939 A/S Havtank & A/S Hav (Helmer Staubo & Co), Oslo
14/05/1942 Mined
Comments: 14/05/1942: Mined when sailing from Port Said & beached
On a voyage from Basrah to Beirut with barley
Wreck burned during later salvage operations


Above photo copyright of Lillesand Sjømannsforening