norwegian Kloster Lauritz - Klosters Rederi A/S MV Vestvard (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1925
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 4319  grt
dimensions 117.6 x 16.2 x 7.2 m
engine MAN 6-cylinder diesel engine
power 1950  b.h.p.
speed 11.5  knots
yard no. 400
call sign
LDDL  
LDDL
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 27/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 669
about people
builder
Neptun Werft A. G., Rostock
owner
Kloster Lauritz - Klosters Rederi A/S, Stavanger
captain O. N. Brastad
no. of crew 29
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war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 26/08/2006
last update Allen Tony
last update 06/12/2011
 
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Allen Tony20/11/2011Vestvard was a Norwegian cargo motor vessel built in 1925 and owned by KLOSTER, LAURITZ. KLOSTERS REDERI-A/S. On the 27th September 1940 when on route from MANCHESTER for MONTREAL in ballast she was torpedoed by U-31 and sunk 300 miles West of Ireland. 1 crew lost from a total crew of 29.

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About Builders
 Neptun Werft A. G., Rostock
founded in 1850 as "Schiffswerft und Maschinenfabrik von Wilhelm Zeltz und Albrecht Tischbein"
 
 
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