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Nordahl Grieg
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 "Nordahl Grieg" at anchor in the River Mersey.
She is fitted with a portable cargo deck from which she is unloading fighter aircraft on to the crane steamer LISCARD (built 1921).
( Photo National Maritime Museum, UK )
 "Nordahl Grieg".
 "Nordahl Grieg".
( Photo collection Morten Bjørndalen )
"Emporos", ex. "Nordahl Grieg".
( Photo Copyright Walter E Frost )
"Cosmopolitan", ex. "Emporos", ex. "Nordahl Grieg", Vancouver, July 11th,1966.
( Photo Copyright Walter E Frost )
"Cosmopolitan", ex. "Emporos", ex. "Nordahl Grieg", in dock Hamburg, Germany in the 70's.

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 300. UMSC No. 1508. Off. nr. 242813.
Keel laid 26-04-1944. Launched 26-07-1944. Completed 22-08-1944. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
NORDAHL GRIEG-1944 completed Norwegian Government. (Bareboat charter from WSA), Oslo, Norway.
NORDAHL GRIEG-1946 for Skibs A/S Preba, Prebensen & Blakstad, Risor, Norway.
EMPOROS-1962 for Rio Caribe Compania Armadora S.A., Piraeus, Greece.
EMPOROS-1963 for Marfiel Compania Naviera S.A., Piraeus, Greece.
COSMOPOLITAN-1966 for Marfiel Compania Naviera S.A, Monrovia, Liberia.
HOLY CROSS-1973 for Marfiel Compania Naviera S.A, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Emporos lengthened, widened and converted in bulk carrier in 1962 by replacing cargo section with new midbody built by Rheinstahl Nordseewerke, Emden. Delivered June 1962.
New dimensions 6 Holds, 6 Hatches: 3,8 x 4,5 m., 12,2 18,5 12,2 19,0 12,2 x 9,1 m., 183.6 / 177.0 x 22.9 m, 14878 grt / 26739 dwt.
Reported Holy Cross sold to shipbreakers in Yugoslavia. Arrived Sveti Kajo, Brodospas, Split 12 Apr. 1978 to be broken up. [ By Sveti Kajo, Brodospas ]