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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
5,097 gross 1903 at Glasgow by Napier & Miller Ltd. NAL - The Norwegian-America Line , Kristiania, Norway  
 1903 Launched as the "Keramiai" for C.S. & A.S. Vagliano, GreeceAtlantic Journey ID 3381
 1907 Owner: A.S. Vagliano, GreeceAtlantic Journey ID 3382
 1915 Bought by NAL - renamed "Lyngenfjord"Atlantic Journey ID 3383
 1916 Kristiania to No info.   
 1924 Sold to H.M. Wrangell & Co. A/S, Haugesund - renamed "Sigrun"Atlantic Journey ID 3384
 1929 Rebuilt as a herring and oil factory ship, (5153 gross tons) - renamed "Norskehavet"Atlantic Journey ID 3386
 1929 Sold to F.N. Nordbø HaugesundAtlantic Journey ID 3385
 1930 Transferred to Norsk Sildeindustri A/SAtlantic Journey ID 3387
 1936 Sold to H.M. Wrangell & Co. A/S, HaugesundAtlantic Journey ID 3388
 1937 Rebuilt as a cargo ship (4702 gross tons)Atlantic Journey ID 3391
 1937 Sold to I/S Norskehavet, HaugesundAtlantic Journey ID 3389
 1937 Sold to Skibs-A/S Ringulv, Oslo - renamed "Ringulv"Atlantic Journey ID 3390
 1940 Interned at Oran, seized by the Vichy French authoritiesAtlantic Journey ID 3392
 1941 June; Taken over by German KriegsmarineAtlantic Journey ID 3394
 1941 Renamed "Ste. Marthe"Atlantic Journey ID 3393
 1943 June 14; Torpedoed off Messina by H.M Subm. "United"Atlantic Journey ID 3395
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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