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English: The Thor II was a four-masted iron ship, built in 1886 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow for A. Brown, Glasgow. Her originally name was Nile and she was a full rigged ship. Dimensions: 86,37×12,31×7,46 meters [283'5"×40'5"×24'6"] and tonnage 2163 GRT, 2079 NRT, and 1984 tons under deck. The forecastle was 36 ft long and the poop 36 ft. Rigged with royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails. 1911 sold to Norway, renamed Thor II and reduced to a barque rig. 1917 sunk by the German submarine U 45 80 miles SW of the Irish coast on voyage from South Georgia to Queenstown with a cargo of whale oil.[1]


  • Nile (1886–1911)
  • Thor II (1911–1917)

Source: Sjøhistorie

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