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Name: OCEAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/01/1908
Completed: 05/1908
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 156
Dimensions: 4314grt, 2459nrt, 360.1 x 52.0 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 339nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1908 A/S D/S Ocean (PA Grøn), Sandefjord
1915 Managers Christensen & Stenseth
1916 Lauritz Kloster, Stavanger; renamed MIA
1917 D/S A/S Flint (Kubon & Sem-Olsen), Bergen; renamed FLINT
02/09/1928 Sank
Comments: 1921: Temporary conversion to a cable vessel
31/08/1928: Grounded at Rystrommen, 4 miles south of Tromsø on a voyage
from Kirkenes to Rotterdam with iron ore, holed by a salvage vessel while ashore
02/09/1928: Sank after being refloated