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Name: SOLVANG
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/07/1920
Completed: 09/1920
Builder: Eltringham's Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 344
Dimensions: 2332grt, 299.0 x 44.0 x 23.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34.5 & 57 x 39ins), 203nhp
Engines by: Eltringham's Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1920 Rederi A/S Vestlandske Lloyd, Stavanger
1921 D/S A/S Solvang, Haugesund
1922 D/S A/S John Knudsen, Haugesund
24/01/1926 Sank
Comments: Boilers designed to burn oil fuel or coal
24/01/1926: Sank after a collision with VACUUM near Delaware Breakwater
On a voyage from Cienfuegos to Philadelphia with a cargo of sugar