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Name: NORRBOTTEN
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 07/11/1912
Completed: 03/1913
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 459
Dimensions: 8011grt, 11500dwt, 453.2 x 63.3 x 34.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 54ins)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1913 Rederi A/B Luleå-Ofoten (PA Welin), Stockholm
09/1915 Missing presumed sank
Comments: 23/09/1915: Last reported when 100 miles east of Cape Race on a voyage
Narvik to Philadelphia with iron ore, posted missing presumed sank.


Above photos copyright of Björn Waldenströms