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Name: RAGNAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/03/1906
Completed: 05/1906
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 133
Dimensions: 1216grt, 671nrt, 232.7 x 35.5 x 14.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 29 & 50 x 33ins), 156nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1906 Red A/B Sigurd (OS Hedberg), Malmo
1918 Norrkopings Red A/B; renamed OSTANVIK
1932 Red A/B Magnus Stenbock, Helsingborg; renamed BERTHA
11/01/1941 Sank
Comments: 11/01/1941: Mined and sunk north of Tre Kroner in the Orseund
On voyage from Hamburg for Gothenburg with coke


Photo as RAGNAR courtesy of George Robinson

Photo as Bertha courtesy of Richard Cox