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Ash Hollow
See also : T/T Kirkenes History

T2-SE-A1
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"
IDNo:
1199492
Year:
1945
Name:
ASH HOLLOW
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
07.12.1944
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
30.12.144

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
319
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Alabama DD & SB Co.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Mobile
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1945 KIRKENES- 1947 HIDLEFJORD -
1959 OSWEGO TRANSPORTER

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Antwerp 06.09.1960 [ By J.de Smedt ] ( engine damage on 22.02.1960 )

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
1199492
1945
ASH HOLLOW
10172
U.S. Govt.
1199492
1945
KIRKENES
10172
1945
Norwegian Govt.
1199492
1945
HIDLEFJORD
10172
1947
Skips A/S Hidlefjord
199492
1199492
1945
OSWEGO TRANSPORTER
10172
1959
Canterbury Investments Ltd.

"Kirkenes", ex. "Ash Hollow".
( Photo thanks to Thor Eickstedt )