SOLFONN 

 

Official Number:                      N/R

Laid down:

Builder:                                  Deutsche Werft Betrieb Finkenwarder, Hamburg

Launched:                              28 January 1939

Into Service:                           1940

Out of service:                        1945

Fate:                                     11 December 1963 broken up

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

Background Data: 

One of a group of additional Norwegian-flagged ships which served as Escort Oilers during WW2

 

Career Data:

 

28 January 1939 launched by Deutsche Werft Betrieb Finkenwarder, Hamburg as Yard Nr: 210 named Solfonn for Skibs A/S Dalfnn (Sigval Bergesen d.y., Manager) Stavanger

March 1939 completed

9 April 1940 was on passage from Curacao to Buenos Aires when War broke out in Norway

WW2 fitted as and served as an Escort Oiler - name unchanged

1951 purchased by I/S Bardal (Enilng Sannes, Manager) Bodo and renamed Bardal

1956 purchased by Lovisa Anfartygs A/B (A/B R Nordstrom & CoOy, Managers) Lovisa and renamed Angela

11 December 1963 arrived Yokosuka for demolition by Japanese breakers

 

 

 

 

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