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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
914 gross 1911 at Kristiania, Norway by Akers Mekaniske Verksted NAL - The Norwegian-America Line , Kristiania, Norway  
 1897 Completed as the "Salamanca" for Otto Thoresen A/S, KristianiaAtlantic Journey ID 3370
 1911 Sold to D/S Tresfonds Rederi, Stavanger - renamed "Tresfond"Atlantic Journey ID 3372
 1911 Sold to Northwich Carrying Co. Ltd, Liverpool - renamed "May"Atlantic Journey ID 3371
 1913 Owners became D/S Langfonds A/SAtlantic Journey ID 3373
 1915 Bought by NAL - renamed "Frierfjord"Atlantic Journey ID 3374
 1921 Sold to D/S A/S Gudrun, Tønsberg - renamed "Gudrun"Atlantic Journey ID 3375
 1927 Grounded near Tamatave, Madagascar ov way from Mauritius with gen. cargoAtlantic Journey ID 3376
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges


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