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Name: ABERMAED
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1883
Completed: 06/1883
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 499
Dimensions: 1067grt, 625nrt, 225.5 x 31.1 x 17.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 52 x 33ins), 119nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 78444
History:
06/1883 Letricheux & David, Swansea
1886 Abermaed Steamship Co Ltd, Swansea
1908 A/S D/S Torstein, Oslo; renamed TORSTEIN
1915 A/S Inger, Bergen
1917 British Government, London
1919 A/S Inger, Bergen
1924 A/S Torstein, Oslo; renamed SINBAD
1927 Skibs A/S Korsvik, Oslo; renamed KORSVIK
1931 AS Kveiteflske (Bogen & Johnsen), Oslo
1937 Olav Ringdal, Oslo
1939 Jens Andvig, Oslo
1940 German Navy
01/12/1944 Sank
Comments: 01/12/1944: Sunk by bombing from UK aircraft off Mjoelskjaer, Denmark


Above photo as KORSVIK courtesy of Richard Cox