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Name: CAIRNMORE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1892
Completed: 09/1892
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 40
Dimensions: 1627grt, 1038nrt, 250.5 x 36.1 x 16.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 156nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101803
History:
09/1892 Cairn Line of Steamships Ltd (Cairns, Young & Noble), Newcastle
1904 Managers Cairns, Noble & Co
1913 OM Milberg & Co, Christiania; renamed NORD
1915 A/S D/S Nord (KS Nordgreen), Bergen
1916 O & H Holta, Skien
1922 Rederi A/B Atos (OA Borjesson), Helsingborg
1927 Rederi A/B Regulus (JH Pettersson), Helsingborg
1933 Rederi A/B Progress (JH Pettersson), Helsingborg
1937 Jakob Rang, Tallinn; renamed ARCTURUS
1940 Deutsches Reich (Westergaard & Co, Oslo under Norwegian flag)
22/11/1943 Sank
Comments: 14/04/1940: Seized by German forces at Bergen
22/11/1943: Sank after being set on fire by a British air attack at Stadtraner and after being taken in tow for Alesund she was torpedoed by Norwegian submarine ULA.
She had been on a voyage from Oslo to Northern Norway with potatoes.


Above photo as NORD copyright Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as Arcturus copyright Robert Bomans Collection