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Name: KRONSTAD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/04/1911
Completed: 05/1911
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 168
Dimensions: 2644grt, 1599nrt, 313.0 x 46.5 x 20.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1911 A/S Grefstad & Herlofsens D/S, Arendal
1917 Grefstads Rederi A/S, Arendal
1932 Wallem & Co A/S, Bergen; renamed BREIVIKEN
04/07/1943 Sank
Comments: 04/07/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U178 at 21.50S 37.50E
On a voyage from Durban to Mombasa with a cargo of coal


Above photo as KRONSTAD copyright of Captain Nicolai Gerners

Above photo as KRONSTAD copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as KRONSTAD copyright of the Aust-Agder Museum