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Name: MORGENEN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/06/1930
Completed: 10/1930
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1384
Dimensions: 7093grt, 4288nrt, 442.7 x 58.8 x 33.0ft
Engines: 2SCSA oil engine, 6cyl
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
10/1930 Thorvald Berg, Tonsberg
1951 Bj Ruud-Pedersen; renamed ESPERANCE
1955 H Reksten; renamed TITANIAN
11/1961 Broken up
Comments: 11/1961: Stern & machinery broken up at Burcht
1961: Bow and cargo section incorporated into dry cargo ship FABIAN


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox