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Name: OTTO SVERDRUP
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/04/1904
Completed: 06/1904
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 377
Dimensions: 3526grt, 2291nrt, 340.9 x 46.6 x 24.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 283nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1904 Bergh & Helland, Bergen
1916 A/S D/S Otto Sverdrup (Bergh & Helland)
1935 Wallsend Shipping Co Ltd (Arthur Stott & Co Ltd), Newcastle
07/1935 Broken up
Comments: 1935: Bought for breaking up under the UK Scrap and Build Scheme
15/07/1935: Arrived at Dunston for breaking by Clayton & Davie Ltd


Shields Daily News, Friday, 29/04/1904