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Postby john sefton » Thu May 27, 2010 11:52 am

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Built in Newcastle 1866.
Sold to D.F.D.S. in 1867.
Rebuilt 1883.
Gross tonnage 828. Nt 502. Length 216ft. Beam 28' 11". Engine of 400hp giving 9 knots.
Out of service 1921.
Log Book Jan 1988.
Faroe Is SG80
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Re: Thyra

Postby aukepalmhof » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:37 pm

Built as an iron hulled cargo vessel under yard No 79 by Andrew Leslie & Co., Hebburn, Newcastle-on-Tyne for the Anglo-Danish & Baltic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
November 1866 launched as the THYRA.
Tonnage 710 gross, 523 net, 805 dwt., dim. 216.10 x 28.0 x 16.0ft.
One 2-cyl steam engine, 360 ihp., speed 8.5 knots.
Accommodation for 5 passengers.
27 November 1866 completed but due to financial problems with the owner the yard remains the owner.

01 January 1867 was she taken over by the Danish DFDS, Copenhagen not renamed.
25 February 1867 the bill of sale was signed.
Used in the service between Newcastle-Copenhagen and Baltic ports.
1876 Rebuilt by A.S. Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen, new boilers installed and the engine was altered to a 4-cyl. compound steam engine with a power of 340 ihp, speed 9 knots.
Between 1883 and 1899 during the summer season used in the service Copenhagen-Leith-Faroes-Iceland and during the winter season Baltic ports, Copenhagen and North Sea.
From 15 March 1893 until 07 May 1893 Burmeister & Wain installed again new boilers.
From 1900 till 1922 mostly in the service from Stettin via Copenhagen to the west coast of Norway.12 January 1917 captured by the Germans and taken to Swinemünden for inspection the released.
19 September 1917 until 06 March 1919 time chartered to Fragtnaevnet, a Danish state company.
21 June 1921 after arrival Copenhagen laid up.
03 June 1922 sold to Michael Jebsen, Hamburg and renamed POLARIS.
1923 Sold to Polaris Reederei A.G, Lübeck, not renamed.
1924 Broken up in Germany.

Faroe Island 1983 700 ore sg80, scott?

Source: DFDS 1866-1991.
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