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Name: ALFRED NOBEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/08/1912
Completed: 09/1912
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 837
Dimensions: 4769grt, 2614nrt, 400.0 x 52.2 x 24.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 339nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1912 D/S A/S Concordia (Bernhard Hanssen), Flekkefjord
1934 Steamship Co Cosmopolitan Ltd A/S (Johan Gran), Bergen
1934 Renamed ORTRI
1938 Nissan Kisen KK, Tokyo; renamed NICHIMEI MARU
15/01/1943 Sank
Comments: 15/01/1943: Sank in a USAAF air attack off the Burmese coast in 13.30N - 98.30E


Above photo as ALFRED NOBEL