norwegian Westfal-Larsen & Co. A/S MV Orkanger (+1940)
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general
nationality norwegian
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1928
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8029  grt
dimensions 139.6 x 18.2 x 10.6 m
material steel
engine diesel engine
power 652  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 51
IMO/Off. no. 5606745
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 12/06/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.5rank: 660
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builder
Ateliers & Chantiers De La Seine Maritime
engine by
Chantiers Schneider & Cie., Chalon Sur Saöne
owner
Westfal-Larsen & Co. A/S, Bergen
captain Lauritz Andreas Teffre
no. of crew 27
no. of passengers 12
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Vleggeert Nico13/10/2011The Norwegian motortanker Orkanger, from Abadan to Malta with a cargo of fuel oil for the Admiralty, was torpedoed by Italian submarines Nereide and Nairade and sank off Alexandria.
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