Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: K C ROGENAES ( 1948-1961 General cargo ship 397 feet long of Haugesund Skips A/S - Rederiet N. Rogenaes, Haugesund, Norway)

Port of Registry: Haugesund (Norway)
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 5,156
Deadweight Tonnage: -

AlastairJS writes: I think it must be the K. C. Røgenæs, owned by Nils Røgenæs, Haugesund, Norway. She was completed in June 1943 by the Pennsylvania Shipyard Inc., Beaumont, Texas as CAPE FEAR, Yard No 272, A standard C1-A type freighter for the US Government. 5,156 grt, 396.8' LBP, 60.1' Breadth, 35.3' Draught. Single screw powered by 2 x Nordberg - Sulzer 6 cyl 2 S.C.S.A engines, which drove the shaft via magnetic couplings and reducers. Engines built by Nordberg MFG. Milwaukee. Wis. USA.
1/1947 purchased by shipowner Skips A/S Cape Fear, (Lorentzen shipping), Norway, name unchanged. 12/1947 purchased by Haugesund Skips A/S Cape Fear (Rederiet N. Røgenæs). 3/1948 renamed K.C. Røgenæs. 1961 - Transferred to D/SA/S Theologos under charter to Canadian Sagunay Terminals. 8/1964 Renamed Sunreell 1.1968 Sold to Skips A/S Solborg & Co., (Johannes Solstad, Skudeneshavn) renamed Solmich 6/1971 - Sold to Taiwan for scrapping, arrived Kaoshiung 20th July.