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Name: RIO GRANDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/04/1920
Completed: 07/1920
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 214
Dimensions: 3660grt, 2215nrt, 360.3 x 52.1.x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 330nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
07/1920 Det Nordenfjeldske D/S, Trondhjem
1924 A/S Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi, Bergen; renamed LISTA
1947 Red A/B Svenska Lloyd, Gothenburg; renamed VICTORIA
1949 Red A/B Rex (Ragnar Källström), Stockholm; renamed TYRESÖ
1955 Pan Norse SS Co SA (Wallem & Co Ltd), Panama; renamed TYRESO
1959 Renamed LUCKY FORTUNE
1959 Indonesian Fortune Lines, Djakarta
1969 PT Perusahaan Pelayaran Nusantara Indonesia Fadjar Line, Surabaja
1969 Renamed LAUTAN FADJAR
1970 Broken up
Comments: 1970: Broken up in Indonesia


Above photo courtesy of Oswald Bergstad

Above photos courtesy of the Bjorn Pedersen Collection

Above photo as TYRESO