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Name: RAMFOS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/12/1919
Completed: 05/1920
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 215
Dimensions: 3074grt, 1881nrt, 331.7 x 46.7 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 310nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1920 Skibs A/S Thor Thoresens Linie (Otto & Thor Thoresen), Christiania
1921 A/S Den Norske Amerikalinje, Christiania; renamed TYRIFJORD
19/09/1944 Beached
Comments: 1919: Laid down as WAR DENE, a standard C type cargo ship
19/09/1944: Bombed by British aircraft near Stavenes Light House, south of
Floro on a voyage from Oslo to Kirkenes with timber and hay, beached
near Askvoll as a total loss.


Above photo as TYRIFJORD copyright of Robert Bomans collection