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1,289 gross 1890 at Hull, England by Earle‘s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Wilson Line, Hull, England 260.2ft x 32ft x 16.4ft 
 1890 LaunchedAtlantic Journey ID 4198
 1892 Trondheim - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1893 Trondheim - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1901 Tr.heim - Kr.sund - Ålesund - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1901 Kristiania - Kristiansand - Hull   
 1902 Tr.heim - Kr.sund - Ålesund - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1902 Oct.; temporary replaced S/S Salmo route Trondheim – HullAtlantic Journey ID 4886
 1903 Fitted with new boilersAtlantic Journey ID 8652
 1905 March 15 left Trondheim and arrived in Hull on March 19, eveningAtlantic Journey ID 4910
 1905 Tr.heim - Kr.sund - Ålesund - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1905 Kristiania - Kristiansand - Hull   
 1908 Tr.heim - Kr.sund - Ålesund - Bergen - Stavanger - Hull   
 1924 Sold to the Southampton Shipping Metal & Shingle Co. for scrappingAtlantic Journey ID 4199
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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Details: Poop 144 feet long and forecastle 37 feet long. Tonnage was 1 289 tons gross, 931 under deck and 841 net. She was a steel construction, single screw Schooner; water ballast. Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 22 1/2, 37 & 61 inches diameter respectively; stroke 42 inches; 241 nominal horsepower; engine built by Amos & Smith in Hull. She had a speed of 12,5 knots.


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