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Name: VISTAFJORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/10/1959
Completed: 1960
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1913
Dimensions: 7131grt, 3725nrt, 11730dwt, 501.0 x 63.8 x 27.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, B&W type, 2SA, 4cyl (750 x 1500mm), 5600bhp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number:
History:
1960 Skips A/S Malmtransport (Den Norske Amerikalinje A/S), Oslo
1972 Den Norske Amerikalinje A/S, Oslo; renamed KONGSFJORD
1977 Navtransport Shipping Ltd, Limassol; renamed KAADERSHAIK
11/12/1982 Broken up
Comments: 1972: Renamed to free up existing name for new passenger liner
11/12/1982: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Ilyas Investments


Above photo as VISTAFJORD copyright of John Mathiesen

Above photo as KONGSFJORD copyright of Russell Priest