D/S Libra

Other names
ex Grangewood, ex Grangetown
Call sign
LJDQ
Class
DNV1A1
Shipping company
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Build year
1917
Yard number
260
Month of delivery
April

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1.536
Net tonnage:
865
Deadweight:
2.120

Engine

Propulsion:
Engine size:
NHK 163
Speed:
10 knop

Dimensions

Length:
257.0'
Beam:
36.6'
Draft:
14.7'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H.Larsson-Fedde.

    4/1917: Town Line Ltd (Harrison Sons & Co) London, UK. - GRANGETOWN
    1921: E. T. Lindlet, London, UK. - GRANGEWOOD
    1924: The Swanston S. S. Co. Ltd (W. Swanston & Sons) Newcastle, UK. - GRANGEWOOD
    5/1936: A/S D/S Altair (Henrik Østervold) Bergen. - LIBRA
    9/1937: D/S Neptun A/S (Henrik Østervold) Bergen - LIBRA 
    1940 - 1945: I NORTRASHIPS tjeneste.
    1950: Reederei Egon Olderdorff, Lubeck, Tyskland. - HUGO OLDENDORFF
    1956: Egon Oldendorff, Lybeck, Tyskland. - HUGO OLDENDORFF                                                                       1963: Paul Bergsøe & Son, Masnedø, Danmark for opphugging i 2. kvartal.

    Maskineri:
    Trippel dampmaskin, 3 sylindere diam. 19"- 31"- 50".
    Maskineri bygget ved Ross & Duncan, Glasgow, UK.
    Kjeler samme.

    Se også:
    http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/libra.html