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SHIPS IN MY HEART

M/S MOFJELL

As M/T America (14,300 tdw)

As M/T America (14,300 tdw)

As M/T America (14,300 tdw)

1) M/S MOFJELL (12,870 tdw)
I/S Mofjell (Torvald Klaveness), Oslo, Norway
In service as M/T & M/S Mofjell: 1958 - 1965

Built in 1939-46 as tanker by Deutsche Werft A/G, Hamburg as B#234.
Main engines: 2 x M.A.N. 8 cyl., 5.100 bhp, top speed 13 knots.
Converted to bulk carrier in Horten, Norway in 1960.

Built by Deutsche Werft A/G, Hamburg, originally ordered by The Texas
Company (Norway) A/S, Oslo in 1939. This company was controlled by The
Texas Co., US, and its ships managed by Haakon Chr. Mathiesen, Oslo.
Transferred in Apr. 1940 to Texas Co., Wilmington, Delaware. Launched
June 14, 1941 for Texaco Panama Inc., Panama, laid up unfinished. Damaged
by allied air attack on Hamburg in Apr. 30, 1945. Repaired and completed
in 1946 to the original orderer: The Texas Co (Norway) A/S, Oslo.

1946M/T AmericaNorway
1958M/T MofjellNorway
1960M/S MofjellNorway
1965M/S Seven SunsPanama
1967M/S Bulk TransportPanama
1969ScrappedTaiwan