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    Here is two mystery ship in Geiranger, 1906:

    Which ships are these???
    Last edited by ombugge; January 8th, 2011, 09:30.

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      Removed by the author. Wrongly posted
      Last edited by ombugge; January 8th, 2011, 09:32.

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        Originally posted by ombugge View Post
        Here is two mystery ship in Geiranger, 1906:

        Which ships are these???
        I wonder, I wonder... if this could be two ships of the Nordenfjeldskes Damskipsselskap... NFDS, Trondheim. Some of their ships were during the summer months painted white and used in toursit traffic along the Norwegian coast and to Spitzbergen. I do not have a really good image right in front of me, but the name Ragnvald Jarl pops into my mind.
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          They look like sister ships and fairly typical of the ships used in Hurtigruten in the early 1900s.
          Unless somebody has a different opinion, I'll say that is likely the correct answer.

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            OK, no protest or contrary proposal, so I'll post one more unknown ship.
            This one also in Geiranger, in 1935:

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              No takers??? I thought this vessel had a fairly distinctive look?

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                Originally posted by ombugge View Post
                No takers??? I thought this vessel had a fairly distinctive look?
                Hmmm... a bit tricky for me.

                In the meanwhile, we have recieved a request by e-mail... does anyone have any information that we can provide?

                Can you inform me where Leanja IMO 6618005 is today?

                I have been monitor this vessel since it where in Vestmannaeyjar / Iceland, there it was owned by my family and my father was also captian on this vessel.

                Therefore I want to know where it is today.

                I do know at this vessel did go to Grenaa in DK, but it was not scrapped there.
                With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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                  Originally posted by pakarang View Post
                  In the meanwhile, we have recieved a request by e-mail... does anyone have any information that we can provide?
                  The man seeking information would be very thankful if anyone could shed any light on his request.
                  With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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                    Last update I have is from November 2010, that she is broken up.

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                      Originally posted by ostafjells View Post
                      Last update I have is from November 2010, that she is broken up.
                      Thank you so much, I will pass the information along!
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                        There is a pic of Leanja at http://www.captainsvoyage-forum.com/...NG-BOATS/page4 dated 11/09/09 by Asimut.

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                          A friend on the Carnival Legend took this shot.... looks like a car ferry of ...Scandinavian? design (Danish?):

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                            More information here, but nothing about her history.

                            http://www.transcaribemex.com/ferry-cozumel.html
                            Lofoten '07 ...... Nordnorge '11

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                              Originally posted by ombugge View Post
                              OK, no protest or contrary proposal, so I'll post one more unknown ship.
                              This one also in Geiranger, in 1935:
                              I have the answer to this question.
                              The vessel is the Lamport & Holts (Blue Star)Liner T.S.S. Vandyck":
                              Built: Workman Clarke & Co. Ltd., Belfast
                              Dimensions: 510.6 x 64.3 x 39.3 feet
                              Tonnage: Gross: 13233 Net: 7960
                              Propulsion: Twin Screw Steam Turbine, 7000 shp, 14 kts
                              Type: Passenger/Cargo Liner
                              Passengers: 300 1st Class, 150 2nd Class & 230 3rd Class
                              Launched: 24/2/1921 for the Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate S.N. Co. Ltd
                              Laid up: 1929 in the River Blackwater
                              Converted: 1932 for cruising with the hull repainted white
                              Converted: 1939 to armed merchant cruiser and renamed HMS Vandyck
                              Lost: to enemy bombing 10/6/1940 off the Norwegian coast. (Narvik)
                              Sister ship: Voltaire 2

                              After the tragic loss of the Vestris (12th November 1928) some 300 miles off Hampton Roads, with the loss of 112 passenger and crew and the depression increasing. She was laid up in the River Blackwater in 1929. Brought out of lay up in the spring of 1932, she sailed on a series of cruises from Southampton and Liverpool. These proved extremely successful that she was specially fitted out for this purpose and the hulls painted white as shown in the postcard above. She was employed cruising to just before the outbreak of World War II, cruising to the Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands, West Africa, West Indies, Norwegian Fjords and Baltic.
                              Another picture found on the web: http://www.bluestarline.org/lamports/vandyck3.html

                              This must be after conversion to Cruise Ship, since the aft deck looks distinctly different:

                              The text under this picture says; "Departing from Glasgow", but I'm just wondering???:

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                                Time to test the knowledge of old liners among the CVF members again.

                                Another ship arriving Geiranger - 1935:


                                Which ship is this.

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