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Name: NORFJELL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/12/1941
Completed: 02/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1706
Dimensions: 8129grt, 4631nrt, 12140dwt, 456.9 x 59.4 x 33.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 629nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1942 Government of Norway (Den Norske Stat), Oslo
1946 Skibs A/S Ringfonn, Stavanger; renamed NORDFONN
1957 Mil Tankrederi A/S, Oslo; renamed NORSK JARL
27/06/1960 Broken up
Comments: 02/12/1941: Launched as EMPIRE SAXON
27/06/1960: Broken up at Bo'ness by P & W MacLellan


Above photo as NORDFONN courtesy of Photoship