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Name: VESTFOLD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 23/09/1949
Completed: 01/1950
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1777
Dimensions: 8776grt, 4949nrt, 13570dwt, 495.2 x 63.7 x 35.3ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 927nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1950 Hvalfanger A/S Vestfold (Johan Rasmussen & Co), Sandefjord
1955 'Mafina' NV; renamed PURFINA NEDERLAND
1960 Renamed FINA NEDERLAND
1966 Artemis Cia Nav SA, Piraeus; renamed ARTEMIS
09/11/1972 Broken up
Comments: 09/11/1972: Arrived at Vinaroz, Spain for breaking up


Above photo as VESTFOLD courtesy of Anders Christiansens