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See also : T/T Kirkenes History
Built January 1945 by Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama,
as "Ash Hollow" # 2044, for U.M.S.C.
1945 - KIRKENES, Norwegian Gov't. (bareboat charter from WSA), Oslo, NO
1947 - HIDLEFJORD, Skips A/S Hidlefjord (Kornelius Olsen), Stavanger
1959 - OSWEGO TRANSPORTER, Canterbury Investments, Ltd., Nassau, N.P., BR, 199492
Adrift with engine trouble 22 Feb 1960 off the coast of Peru, generator and turbines damaged,
Broken up at Antwerp 1960 by Jos. de Smedt, arrived 06.09.1960 in tow.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "ASH HOLLOW"
1945 KIRKENES- 1947 HIDLEFJORD -
1959 OSWEGO TRANSPORTER
Scrapped at Antwerp 06.09.1960 [ By J.de Smedt ] ( engine damage on 22.02.1960 )
"Kirkenes", ex. "Ash Hollow".
( Photo thanks to Thor Eickstedt )