Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: TOSTERO (1957- 1966 Ore carrier 502 feet long of Rederi A/B Regin / Knut Kallstrom, Stockholm)

Port of Registry: Stockholm (Sweden)
Net Tonnage: 5,695
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 9,577
Deadweight Tonnage: 13,950

Official number 34728
Code Letters SLRA

A one-deck three-island (Bridge amidships) motor Ore carrier with machinery aft built in May 1939 by Odense Skaalskibs A/S at Odense, Denmark as the oil tanker INGE MAERSK.

Overall length 501' 10" and extreme breadth 65' 6" and draught 28' 0 1/4"

In 1957 Maersk Line sold her to Rederi A/B Regin of Stockholm, Sweden, and she was managed by Knut Gunnar Kallstrom of Stockholm and in 1958 she was converted into an Ore Carrier

LLoyds classed her as 100 A1 Ore Carrier, carrying oil in combined side and bottom tanks when no cargo was in adjacent centre compartments.

Burmeister and Wain of Copenhagen provided the machinery, which was an Oil Engine 4 SA 7Cy 740 x 1500 mm and boiler 2AuxB 180lb

In 1966 she was delivered to Shipbreakers in Castellon, Spain