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Name: TRICOLOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1906
Completed: 05/1906
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 158
Dimensions: 4019grt, 2528nrt, 351.2 x 50.1 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42.5 & 69.5 x 45ins), 368nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1906 I/S D/S Tricolor’s Rederi (Wilh Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg
1913 Wilhelmsens D/S A/S, Tønsberg
1925 Emder Dampferkompagnie AG (Wilh Nübel), Emden
1925 Renamed WITTEKIND
14/01/1944 Sank
Comments: 14/01/1944: Sank in a British air strike off Lister
On a voyage from Narvik to Germany.


Above photo as TRICOLOR copyright of Fritzen-Schiffe