Svenska Orient Linjen
Gothenburg, Sweden.
Swedish Orient Line,

m/v NABOLAND / NYLAND

Off.no / IMO: 8778 / ? Build: 1946 Shipyard: Kockums M.V. AB, Malmö, Sweden. # 280
Dwt: 6.180 Grt: 3.999 Nrt: 1.969
Speed: 16 knots   Dim: 128,98 x 17,12 x 10,08 m. Draft: 7,137
1946: Delivered to Svenska Orient Linien, Gothenburg, Sweden as NABOLAND.
4/4 1953: In collision at Bosporus with the Turkish submarine DUMLUPINAR. The submarine was heavy damaged and sunk, 96 of the submarine crew parish.
The damage on Naboland was minor but the ship was seized by the Turkish Government until December 1954 when she was released and was going to Eriksbergs M.V. Ab, Goteborg for repair.
1954: After she was repaired, renamed to NYLAND.
1964: Sold to Rederi AB Timex (Brostroms), Göteborg. Renamed BRORIVER.
1966: Sold to Thalis Shipping Co., Panama. Renamed THALIA.
3/5 1968:
Was abandoned by her crew in position 3.6N. 11.40W, after fire which had broken out in her engine room the previous day spread and got out of control. She was taken in tow by CAPITAL TRADER 25,409/61-tanker and brought to Dakar, but at the instance of the harbour authorities was anchored eight miles from the port 15/5/68. She is gutted and beyond repair.