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Name: KIRSTEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/05/1947
Completed: 07/1947 (hull only)
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 556
Dimensions: 2347grt, 1266nrt, 346.0 x 45.9 x 20.0ft
Engines: Oil, 2SA, 8cyl (500 x 900mm)
Engines by: Helsingör Skibs & Msk, Helsingör
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
07/1947 Hull completed
02/1948 D/S Torm A/S (Axel Kampen & Carl M Andersen), Copenhagen
1951 Renamed KIRSTEN TORM
1964 Eudora Cia Nav SA (Kratigos Shipping Co), Piraeus; renamed EUDORA
05/1969 Broken up
Comments: 02/1948: Engined and completed by Helsingör Skibs & Msk, Helsingör
05/1969: Broken up at Hamburg by Eisen u Metall KG (arrived 14/05/1969).


Above photo as KIRSTEN copyright of Hansen & Pedersen

Above photo as KIRSTEN TORM copyright of Robert Boman