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Karsten Wang
"Karsten Wang".
( Photo Copyright David Boone )
 "Karsten Wang".
( Photo thanks to Thor Eickstedt )
"Mosborg", ex. "Karsten Wang".
( Photo thanks to Thor Eickstedt )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 395. UMSC No. 1738. Official nr. None.
Keel laid 10-02-1944. Launched 20-05-1944. Completed 31-05-1944. Gr. 10296 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
KARSTEN WANG-1944 completed for Government of Norway, Oslo, Norway.
KARSTEN WANG-1946 for Skibs A/S Garm, Risor, Norway.
MOSBORG-1950 for Neptun Shipping A/S, Farsund, Norway.
FORMOSTAR-1954 for Caldel Petroleum Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Formostar converted as dumb barge 1960. For floating power plant, subseqeuntly outfitted with concrete batching plant and used as barge for placement of submerged tunnel sections.
Reported Formostar sold to shipbreakers in Germany. Arrived Hamburg in tow Feb. 1962 to be broken up.