m/v VINGALAND (I)
|Off.no / IMO: 8032 / 3008032||Build: 1935||Shipyard: Eriksbergs M.V. AB, Goteborg, Sweden # 257|
|Dwt: 4.745||Grt: 2.719||Nrt: 1.525|
|Speed: 14,5 knots||Dim: 103,36 x 14,83 x ? m. Draft: 5,990|
|14/3 1935: Launched.
8/8 1935: Delivered to Ångfartygs AB Tirfing, Göteborg for AB Svenska Orientlinjen, Göteborg, Sweden.
1938: When in Haifa the German steamer RELIANCE run into VINGALAND, which only had minor damage.
Nov. 1940: Departured Halifax for Glasgow.
8/11 1940: Hit by two bombs from a German airplane, and the ship was in fire. Ship abandoned. 6 of her crew was killed.
9/11 1940: The burning wreck was sunk by the Italian submarine MARCONI at Pos. 55.41N/18.24W)