norwegian Norske Amerika Linje - Den Norske Amerikalinje - Norwegian America Line MV Randsfjord [+1940]
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nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1937
status
live live
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weight (tons) 3999  grt
dimensions 124.1 x 16.8 x 7 m
engine 2 x 7 cyl. 2 SCSA Burmeister & Wain oil engines by shipbuilders, driving twin screws.
power  
speed 16  knots
yard no. 269
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LIKE
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 22/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.3rank: 664
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builder
Eriksberg Mekaniske Verkstad A/B - Eriksberg Varv, Göteborg (Gothenburg)
engine by
Burmeister & Wain's Maskin & Skibsbyggeri - B&W, Copenhagen (København)
owner
Norske Amerika Linje - Den Norske Amerikalinje - Norwegian America Line
captain Halvor Pedersen
no. of crew 32
about the wreck
depth (m.) 95 max. / -- min. (m)
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war grave
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entered 09/05/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 06/12/2011
 
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Allen Tony22/06/2008Randsfjord was a Norwegian Motor Cargo Vessel built in 1937 and owned by NORSKE AMERIKALINJE, A/S Oslo. She was on route from NEW YORK for LIVERPOOL carrying a a general cargo of 6746 tons when she was torpedoed by German submarine U-30 when 70 miles SSE QUEENSTOWN, Ireland. 4 crew missing. 29 saved.
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