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Name: CHILTERN RANGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 12/1911
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 187
Dimensions: 4346grt, 2754nrt, 380.0 x 49.0 x 26.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132811
History:
12/1911 Neptune Steam Navigation Co Ltd, West Hartlepool
1914 Den Norske Amerikalinje A/S, Oslo; renamed DRAMMENSFJORD
1924 Turnbull Coal & Shipping Co Ltd, Cardiff; renamed RAISDALE
1933 LA Embiricos, Andros; renamed RINOS
1937 VK Song, Tsingtao, China; renamed YONG SHYANG
1938 Kyodo Kaiun KK, Tokyo; renamed EISHO MARU
05/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 05/06/1940: Sank after collision in Uchiura Bay, Hokkaido, Japan
On a voyage from Muroran to Tokyo


Above photo as DRAMMENSFJORD copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum, Anders Beer Wilse Collection

Above photo as RAISDALE courtesy of Richard Cox