ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BORRE
Construction
STEEL
Type
MOTOR CARGO SHIP
Date
1949
Description
Yard Number: 815 (817?)

Owner: A/S Ganger Rolf, Oslo
Manager: Fred Olsen & Co.

Info from Hall Russell Journal 21 (4) p.78:
Naming ceremony by Mrs J.E. Craig MacFarlane.
"Shelter deck, diesel driven, cargo liner".
"Strengthened for navigation in ice".
"Staterooms for 5 passengers".
Ship "has life size bronze figurehead depicting a female figure, which has been specially designed by a Norwegian sculptor". (this is a feature of all the Fred Olsen fleet).

Change of ownership 1968: to SKIBS A/S KARLANDER, Oslo

Last Entry in Lloyd's Register: 1969

Along with sister ship Bolt, Borre was renamed to Darpo Satu (Bolt renamed Darpo Dua), and purchased by Gibbons & Co. Ltd.
Shipowner
A/S Ganger Rolf (F Olsen), Oslo
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 244'7" x breadth 38'2" x depth 13'
gross tonnage 1029 ton

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