ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BYFJORD
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1948
Description
Yard Number: 807

Owner Skibsaksjeselskapet Byfjord (Kornelius Olsen) of Stavanger, Norway

In Burntisland & Hall Russell Journal. 20 (4) p82:
Naming ceremony performed by Mrs Olav Olsen, wife of the Managing Owner.
Photo of launch, and of Byfjord before launch.
Described as "modern cargo carrier", "4 main holds".

See also photo "at conclusion of trials" in Burntisland & Hall Russell Journal. 21 (1) p14-15

In Lloyd's Register 1949-50, 1951-52, 1954-55, 1958-59 (last entry)

Shipowner
Skibs A/S Byfjord, Stavanger
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 311ft 2" x breadth 44ft 5" x depth 17ft 3"
Gross Tonnage: 2009 ton

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