M/S Rio Branco

Other names
ex Boca Raton, ex Marie Horn
Call sign
LJHY
Class
DNV1A1
Shipping company
Øyvind Lorentzen, Oslo
Nationality
Norway flaggNorway
Home port
Oslo, Norge

Shipyard

Name
Fried. Krupp AG, Germaniawerft, Kiel, Tyskland
Build year
1925
Yard number
476
Month of delivery
mars

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
3.210
Net tonnage:
1.858
Deadweight:
4.520

Engine

Propulsion:
Krupp
Engine size:
BHK 1400
Speed:
10 knop

Dimensions

Length:
306.7'
Beam:
47.7'
Draft:
23.5'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde

    3/1925: H. C. Horn, Flensburg, Tyskland - MARIE HORN
    1935: Knoll Shipping Co. Ltd (E. H. Mundy & Co. Ltd) London, UK. - BOCA RATON
    1936: A/S Sobral, Oslo - RIO BRANCO
    1939: A/S Sobral (Øivind Lorentzen) Oslo - RIO BRANCO
    1940 - 1945: I NORTRASHIPS tjeneste.
    1950: P/R Rob Bornhofen (R. Bornhofen Schiff und Hafenbedrief Gmbh) Hamburg, Tyskland.
    1959: Adel Abul-Wahab, Beirut, Lebanon - AMIN
    1960: Solgt til Italia for opphugging 4. kvartal 1960.

    Maskineri:
    Dieselmotor, 2 takt enkeltvirkende. Fried. Krupp A/G. Germaniaweft. Kiel, Tyskland.

    Se også:
    http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/riobranco.html