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Name of Ship
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  • M/S Ida Bakke NS
Christian Haaland, Haugesund
5444 gt
Built in Gothenburg 1938.

M/S Ida Bakke has more information on this ship - includes technical details and 2 pictures.

  • M/T Ida Knudsen NS *
Knut Knutsen O.A.S., Haugesund
8913 gt
Built un Nakskov, Denmark 1925.

All my available information on this ship has been assembled on a separate page, M/T Ida Knudsen (includes a crew list at the time of loss).

  • D/S Idefjord NS
Den Norske Amerikalinje A/S, Oslo
4287 gt
Built in Montreal, Canada 1921.

There's a lot more information on this ship on my page D/S Idefjord. Includes technical details and info on several convoy voyages (across the Atlantic and to Russia).

  • D/S Idræt NS
Sverre Monsen, Stavanger
1068 gt
Built in Stavanger 1917.

Please see D/S Idræt (incl. crew list).

  • D/S Ila NS *
Per T. Lykke, Trondheim
1583 gt
Built in Porsgrunn, Norway 1939.

For an account of her final fate and a crew list at the time, please continue to D/S Ila.

  • M/T Ima NS
Sam. Marcussen, Oslo
6842 gt
Built in Sunderland 1930.

See M/T Ima.

  • M/T India NS *
The Texas Company (Norway) A/S, Oslo
9977 gt
Built in Hamburg 1939. Previous name Germania.

Please continue to M/T India (includes links to a list of voyages).

  • M/S Indra NS *
Knut Knutsen O.A.S., Haugesund
5040 gt
Built in Amsterdam, Holland 1923.

Again, the information is available on another page; please see M/S Indra which includes a crew list at the time of loss.

  • D/S Inga I NS *
Johan Eliassen, Bergen
1304 gt
Built in Dordrecht, Netherlands 1921. Previous names: Marvel 1921, Ba.

D/S Inga I has more information on this ship, including details on her sinking based on statements given at the subsequent maritime hearings, and a casualty list.

  • D/S Inger NS *
Bachke & Co., Trondheim
1409 gt
Built in Trondheim 1930.

More details and a crew list are available on my page D/S Inger.

  • D/S Inger Elisabeth NS *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
2166 gt
Built in Sandefjord 1920. Previous name Cissy until 1939.

Please see D/S Inger Elisabeth (w/crew list).

  • D/S Ingeren NS
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
6118 gt
Built in Middlesbrough 1911. Previous names: Berwindvale until 1924, converted tanker.

Some voyages (Received from Don Kindell - His source: The late Arnold Hague's database): Left Cape Verdes on Dec. 3-1939, arrived Baltimore Dec. 20. Left Baltimore Jan. 15-1940, arrived Hampton Roads same day. Left Hampton Roads Jan. 20-1940 and arrived Gothenburg at an unknown date.

In Sweden when the Germans invaded Norway on Apr. 9-1940 (returned 1945). Requisitioned by the Swedish Government on October 25-1940, and traded for the Swedish State traffic commission. My page Ships in Sweden has a list of, and information on the Norwegian ships there at the outbreak of war in Norway

  • D/S Ingerfem NS *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
3978 gt
Built in Sunderland 1912. Previous names: Athamas until 1916, Øvre until 1931.

D/S Ingerfem has further details, incl. crew list at the time of loss.

  • D/S Ingerfire NS *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
3835 gt
Built in Sunderland 1905. Previous name: Alexandra until 1924.

Again, all available information has been assembled on a separate page - follow this link to D/S Ingerfire for more, incl. details on her loss and a crew list at the time.

  • D/S Inger Lise NS
Alf Mortensen, Oslo
1582 gt
Built Porsgrunn 1939.

My page about D/S Inger Lise has more info.

  • D/S Ingerto NS *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
3089 gt
Built in Baltimore, Maryland, USA 1920. Previous name John R. Gibbons until 1924.

Please continue to D/S Ingerto for further information (incl. crew list).

  • D/S Ingertre NS
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
2462 gt
Built in Burntisland 1921. Previous names: Løvstakken until 1933, Julianne I until 1938.

See D/S Ingertre.

  • M/S Ingria NS *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
4391 gt
Built in Copenhagen 1931.

See M/S Ingria (w/crew list).

  • D/S Ingrid NS *
Ingrid Hamre, Oslo
2606 gt
Built in Duluth, Minnesota 1920. Previous names: Laid down as Lake Flomaton, Great Falls until 1920, Haiti until 1936.

D/S Ingrid has some more information, including a crew list at the time of loss.

  • M/T Innerøy NS *
Erling H. Samuelsen, Oslo
8260 gt
Built in Gothenburg, Sweden 1936.

A separate page about M/T Innerøy has more, incl crew list.

  • D/S Inviken NS
Wallem & Co., Bergen
4171 gt
Built in Germany 1925. Previous names: Elaine L-D until 1935, Lu Hsing until 1937.

See D/S Inviken (includes war voyages).

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  • D/S Iran *
Wallem & Co., Bergen
Panamanian Flag
5704 gt
Built in Newcastle 1919. Previous names: War Donjon, Waikawa, until 1935, Tower Ensign until 1937, Huntress until 1939, then Ronin.

Please continue to D/S Iran for more information.

  • D/S Iris NS *
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, Bergen
1177 gt
Built in Dundee 1901. Previous name: Ingerid.

D/S Iris has more, incl. a crew list.

  • D/S Iron Baron NS
E. B. Aaby, Oslo
3231 gt
Built in Port Glasgow 1911. Previous names: Emerald Wings until 1918, Kilbaha until 1920.

See my page D/S Iron Baron.

  • D/S Isbjørn NS *
Peder Smedvig, Stavanger
579 gt
Built in Fevig 1907.

A separate page about D/S Isbjørn has more information, as well as a crew list at the time of loss.

  • D/S Isbjørn *
Jacob Kjøde A/S, Bergen
437 gt
Built in Oslo 1894.

Icebreaker, Svalbard, requisitioned by the Germans (but later under allied control). Please follow this link to D/S Isbjørn for more information.

  • M/T Iselin NS
Magnus Konow & Co., Oslo
9493 gt
Built in Malmö, Sweden 1939.

Please continue to M/T Iselin.

  • M/T Italia NS *
The Texas Company (Norway) A/S, Oslo
9900 gt
Built in Hamburg, Germany 1939.

All available information on this ship, incl. crew list at time of loss, has been assembled at M/T Italia.

  • M/S Ivaran NS
S. Holter-Sørensen, Oslo
4955 gt
Built in Malmö, Sweden 1938.

Read more at M/S Ivaran (w/picture of the ship).

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