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Name: NORBRIS
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/09/1930
Completed: 11/1930
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1435
Dimensions: 7619grt, 4570nrt, 460.5 x 59.5 x 34.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (31 x 43ins), 1010nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1930 Hvalfanger A/S Sydhavet (Johan Rasmussen & Co), Sandefjord
1936 Rasmussen og Moes Rederi A/S, Sandefjord
1937 Tanker Corporation (Johan Rasmussen & Co, Sandefjord), Panama
1947 Hvalfangerselskabet Norge A/S (Chr Nielsen & Co A/S), Larvik
1947 Renamed SOLHEIM
10/1955 Broken up
Comments: 12/10/1955: Arrived at Emden for breaking up by Nordseewerke GmbH


Above photo as NORBRIS courtesy of Richard Cox