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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
3,080 gross 1919 at Newcastle by Wood Skinner & Co. Ltd. NAL - The Norwegian-America Line , Kristiania, Norway 331.7ft x 46.7ft x 23.1ft 
 1923 Kristiania - Kristiansand - Stavanger - Bergen - New York   
 1925 Oslo - Stavanger - Bergen - New York   
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The Tyrifjord (ex. Ramfos) was built in 1919 by Wood Skinner & Co. Ltd. in Newcastle. Details: 3,080 tons gross, 2,820 under deck and 1,881 net. Poop 94 tons; House on deck 160 tons. Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 25, 41 & 68 inches diameter respectively; stroke 45 inches; 310 nominal horsepower; engine built by North East Marine Engine Co. Ltd. in Newcastle. She was a steel construction with a single screw and 1 deck. She was fitted for oil fuel, equipped with electric light and wireless. Water ballast. Call sign: MVDL


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