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Name: ORLA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/03/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 190
Dimensions: 4032grt, 2536nrt, 355.3 x 50.8 x 24.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 355nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1914 A Bergvall, Christiania
1916 Ivar An Christensens Rederi II, Christiania
1923 A/S Ivarans Rederi, Christiania
1928 D/S A/S Eisdvold (Henrik Østervold), Bergen
1935 A/S D/S Eir (O Grolle Olsen & L Hysing Olsen), Bergen
20/04/1905 A/S D/S Fjeld (Anron Meidell), Bergen; renamed FJORD
02/12/1941 Sank
Comments: 02/12/1941: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U557 off Estepona Point
on a voyage from Aguilas via Gibraltar to Barrow with iron ore.