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The Fleets

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Feeder Lines - Part 4

General Steam Navigation Company

see full Fleet General Steam Navigation Co.

Routes:

  • London / Harwich - Hamburg / Bordeaux, etc.

Funnel:
Black

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Alouette 1894 ex- Calvados, 1901 purchased from South Eastern & Chatham Railway Co. and renamed, London-Ostend, 1914-1919 requisitioned by Admiralty, 1924 scrapped. 570
Hirondelle 1890 London-Bordeaux, Harwich-Hamburg, 1917 torpedoed and sunk in Bay of Biscay. 1,607
Peregrine (1) 1891 Harwich-Hamburg, 1891 sold to H. Smith, Melbourne. 1,664
Peregrine (2) 1892 Harwich-Hamburg / Rotterdam, 1917 wrecked off Essex coast. 1,681

Ministry of Transport

The following were purchased as Army leave (furlough) ships and operated between Harwich and the Hook of Holland.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Empire Parkeston 1930 ex- Prince Henry, 1946 purchased from Canadian Government and renamed Empire Parkeston, 1962 scrapped. 6,893
Empire Wansbeck 1943 ex- Linz, (North German Lloyd), war prize, 1946 renamed Empire Wansbeck, Harwich-Hook of Holland, 1961 sold to Greece, renamed Esperos. 3,508
Vienna 1929 1941 purchased from London & North Eastern Railway, troop and hospital ship, 1945 Harwich-Hook of Holland, 1960 scrapped. 4,227

Hull & Netherlands Steamship Company

The Hull & Netherlands Steamship Compnay was formed in 1894 and ran Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam services. They became part of Associated Humber Lines in 1957.

Funnel:
1894-1935 Buff, black top.
1935-1972 Buff with red band below black top. White letters AHL on red band

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Bolton Abbey 1958 Hull-Rotterdam, 1972 sold to Greece, renamed Ionia Express. 2,741
Jervaulx Abbey 1908 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1936 sold to China, renamed Houlee. 1,188
Kirkham Abbey 1908 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1918 torpedoed and sunk. 1,166
Melrose Abbey (1) 1929 Hull-Rotterdam, 1941-5 became convoy rescue ship, 1958 renamed Melrose Abbey II, 1959 sold to Greece, renamed Kriti. 1,908
Melrose Abbey (2) 1959 Hull-Rotterdam, 1972 sold to Greece, renamed Aegeon Express. 2,742
Melrose Abbey II   see Melrose Abbey (1).  
Rievaulx Abbey 1908 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1916 mined and sunk on Admiralty service. 1,188
Sea Gull 1892 1894 purchased from W. Ringrose, Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1911 sold to Turkey, renamed Millet. 817
Selby Abbey   see Swift.  
Swallow 1899 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1911 sold to Italy, renamed Roma. 1,004
Swan 1899 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1910 sold to Holland, renamed Minister Tak Van Poortvliet. 1,004
Swift (1) 1884 1894 purchased from H. Hutchinson, Hull-Rotterdam, 1902 sold to General Steam Navigation Co. 671
Swift (2) 1902 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1908 renamed Selby Abbey, 1913 sold to Russia, renamed Triton. 1,004
Whitby Abbey 1908 Hull-Amsterdam / Rotterdam, 1936 scrapped. 1,166

West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Company

see West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Company

Tyne Steam Shipping Company / Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company

The Tyne Steam Shipping Company ran services between Newcastle / London and Hamburg / Amsterdam / Rotterdam / Antwerp / Ghent / Dunkirk. In 1904 they became the Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company.
see Tyne Steam Shipping Co.

Funnel:
Black with white over red bands

Fleet:

Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Alnwick 1929 Newcastle / London-Continent, 1935 sold to Fred Olsen, Oslo, renamed Bali. 1,400
Grenadier 1895 Newcastle-Rotterdam / Hamburg, 1917 torpedoed and sunk in North Sea. 1,004
Sir William Stephenson 1906 Newcastle / London-Continent, 1915 mined and sunk in North Sea. 1,540

Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Company

The Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Company ran a service between Leith / Hull-Hamburg and Leith-Copenhagen / Christiansand.

see full Fleet Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co.

Funnel:
Black with white band.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Breslau 1883 Leith-Hamburg, 1918 Leith-Copenhagen, 1932 scrapped. 1,366
Coblenz 1883 Leith-Hamburg, 1918 Leith-Copenhagen, 1932 scrapped. 1,365
Rona 1884 Leith-Copenhagen / Christiansand, 1916 captured and sunk by German submarine off Sardinia. 1,294
Thorsa 1884 Leith-Copenhagen / Christiansand, 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Cornwall. 1,293
Weimar 1889 Leith-Hamburg, 1933 scrapped. 1,590
Vienna 1903 Leith-Hamburg, 1914 captured by Germany at Hamburg and converted to armed raider Meteor, 1915 scuttled to avoid capture by Royal Navy. 1,912

Gibson Line

The Gibson Line ran a Leith / Grangemouth-Antwerp / Rotterdam services.

Funnel:
Black, but passenger ships occasionally buff before 1914.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Durward (1) 1892 Leith-Antwerp, 1895 renamed Quentin, 1918 chartered to Great Eastern Railway, Harwich-Rotterdam, 1927 sold to J.Donelly, Dublin. 1,274
Durward (2) 1895 Leith-Antwerp / Rotterdam, 1915 captured and sunk in North Sea by German submarine. 1,304
Eildon 1905 Grangemouth-Antwerp, 1915 wrecked near Brest. 1,329
Mascotte 1886 Leith-Rotterdam, 1916 mined and sunk off Southwold. 1,094
Nigel 1903 Leith-Rotterdam, 1915 mined and sunk off Boulogne. 1,400
Peveril 1904 Leith-Rotterdam, 1915 became 'Q' decoy ship, 1917 sunk by German submarine off Gibraltar. 1,459
Quentin   see Durwood (1)  
Ronan 1897 Leith-Rotterdam, 1935 scrapped. 1,198

Rankine Line

The Rankine Line ran Grangemouth-Amsterdam / Rotterdam services. The company ceased passenger trading after the First World War.

Funnel:
Black with white band.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Amsterdam 1878 ex- Avon, 1903 purchased from W. Sloan & Co. and renamed Amsterdam, Grangemouth-Amsterdam, 1918 torpedoed and sunk. 749
Ballycotton 1880 1899 purchased from Clyde Shipping Co., Grangemouth-Amsterdam, 1900 wrecked off Northumberland. 888
Dundee 1890 Grangemouth-Rotterdam, 1896 wrecked on Flamborough Head. 839
Glanmire 1888 1900 purchased from City of Cork Steam Packet Co., Grangemouth-Amsterdam, 1912 struck rocks and sank off St. Abbs Head. 1,150
Glasgow 1894 Grangemouth-Rotterdam, 1920 sold to Gibson Line as cargo ship. 1,068
Grangemouth 1908 Grangemouth-Rotterdam, 1915-20 requisitioned by Admiralty, 1920 sold to Gibson Line. 1,419
Rotterdam 1896 Grangemouth-Rotterdam, 1924 sold to Limerick SS Co., renamed Clounanna. 1,092

Zeeland Line

The Zeeland Line was a Dutch company which ran passenger services from Flushing to Queenborough / Tilbury / Folkestone and Hook of Holland to Harwich (after 1927).

Funnel:
1875-1877 Buff with narrow red, white, blue bands.
1878-1914 Buff, black top.
1915-1919 Buff with narrow red, white, blue bands.
1920-         Buff with narrow red, white, blue bands below black top.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Duitschland 1887 Flushing-Queenborough, 1914 (?) renamed Zeeland, 1922 scrapped. 1,653
Engleand 1887 Flushing-Queenborough, 1911 scrapped. 1,648
Koningin Emma 1939 1940-1946 Admiralty service as Queen Emma, 1948 Harwich-Hook, 1968 scrapped. 4,353
Koningin Regentes 1896 Flushing-Queenborough / Tilbury, 1918 torpedoed and sunk in North Sea while hospital ship. 1,947
Koningin Wilhelmina (1) 1896 Flushing-Queenborough / Tilbury, 1916 mined and sunk. 1,947
Koningin Wilhelmina (2) 1960 Harwich-Hook, 1979 sold to Greece, renamed Captain Constantinos 6,228
Mecklenburg (1) 1909 Flushing-Queenborough / Folkestone, 1916 mined and sunk in North Sea. 2,885
Mecklenburg (2) 1922 Flushing-Folkestone / Harwich, 1960 scrapped. 2,907
Nederland 1887 Flushing-Queenborough, 1910 scrapped. 1,660
Oranje Nassau 1910 Flushing-Queenborough / Folkestone, 1954 scrapped. 2,885
Prins Hendrik (1) 1880 Flushing-Queenborough, 1895 laid up, 1902 scrapped. 1,573
Prins Hendrik (2) 1895 Flushing-Queenborough / Tilbury / Folkestone, 1922 scrapped. 1,947
Prinses Beatrix 1939 1940-1946 Admiralty service, 1948 Harwich-Hook, 1968 scrapped. 4,353
Prinses Elisabeth 1878 Flushing-Queenborough, 1898 sold to Svea Line, Stockholm, renamed Svea. 1,652
Prinses Juliana (1) 1909 Flushing-Queenborough / Folkestone, 1916 mined, beached and broke in two near Felixstowe. 2,885
Prinses Juliana (2) 1920 Flushing-Folkestone / Harwich, 1940 bombed, beached and broke in two, Holland. 2,907
Prinses Marie 1878 Flushing-Queenborough, 1896 chartered to A. Ballin renamed Prinzess Marie, 1898 sold to Stettiner DG, renamed Germania. 1,652
Willem Prins Van Oranje 1883 Flushing-Queenborough, 1908 scrapped. 1,573
Zeeland   see Duitschland.  

Batavier Line

The Batavier Line was a Dutch company which ran Rotterdam-London passenger service. Only one ship survived the Second World War and the service ceased in 1958.

Funnel:
1830-1902 Originally white with black top, later changed to yellow with black top.
1903-         Black with white M on broad red band between two narrow white bands.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Batavier II (1) 1897 Rotterdam-London, 1916 captured by German submarine, 1916 sunk by British submarine. 1,136
Batavier II (2) 1921 Rotterdam-London, 1940-1946 UK coasting services and Dutch accommodation ship, 1946 returned to service, 1960 scrapped. 1,573
Batavier III (1) 1897 Rotterdam-London, 1939 sold to Panama, renamed El Sonador. 1,136
Batavier III (2) 1939 Rotterdam-London, 1940 seized by Germany, 1942 mined and sunk. 2,687
Batavier IV 1903 Rotterdam-London, 1940 requisitioned as training ship HMS Eastern Isles, 1940 renamed HMS Western Isles, 1946 became Dutch training ship Zeearend, 1970 scrapped. 1,568
Batavier V (1) 1903 Rotterdam-London, 1916 mined and sunk in North Sea. 1,568
Batavier V (2) 1921 Rotterdam-London, 1940 seized by Germany, 1941 sunk by British torpedo boat. 1,573
Batavier VI 1903 Rotterdam-London, 1928 sold to Bland, Gibraltar, renamed Gibel Zerjon. 1,181

Holland Steamship Company

The Holland Steamship Company was a Dutch company running an Amsterdam-London / Hull service.

Funnel:
Yellow with black top.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Amstelstroom (1) 1885 Amsterdam-London, 1905 sold to Greece, renamed Irini. 787
Amstelstroom (2) 1910 Amsterdam-London / Hull, 1917 torpedoed and sunk by German submarine. 1,413
Ijstroom 1898 Amsterdam-London, 1922 sold to France, renamed Banba. 960
Lingestroom 1917 Amsterdam-London, 1937 sold to South Africa, renamed Griqua. 1,480
Maasstroom 1900 Amsterdam-London, 1935 scrapped. 1,034
Zaanstroom 1913 Amsterdam-London, 1915 captured by Germany, 1919 sold and renamed Westland. 1,657

Argo Line

The Argo Line was formed when North German Lloyd disposed of it's North Sea trade in 1897 and took over the following seven ships. They operated passenger services between Bremen / Hamburg - London / Hull / Leith.

Full Fleet: Argo Line, Bremen / Dampfschifffahrtsgesellschaft Argo / Argo Reederei / & subsidiaries

Funnel:
1897-1922 Black
1923-1924 Buff, black top.
1925-1932 Buff.
1933-         Buff with yellow, eight pointed star on green band below black top.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Adler (1) 1884 ex- North German Lloyd, 1899 sold to Lombard SS Co, London.
1,336
Albatross 1893 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
1,083
Condor 1884 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
1,230
Falke (1) 1894 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
1,083
Mowe (1) 1882 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
940
Reiher (1) 1870 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
872
Schwan (1) 1884 ex- North German Lloyd, no further info.
1,230
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Aar   see Adler (2)  
Adler (2) 1900 1919 surrendered to Britain, 1921 repurchased, 1938 renamed Aar, 1938 sold to Italy, renamed Ezilda. 1,304
Adler (3) 1938 1945 surrendered to Britain, renamed Empire Coningsby. 1,494
Adler (4) 1950 Bremen / Hamburg - Hull / London, 1966 sold to Cebu, renamed Athena. 1,461
Bussard 1906 1917 sold to Leonhardt & Blumberg, Hamburg, renamed Otto Leonhardt. 1,494
Falke (2) 1950 Bremen / Hamburg - Hull / London, 1966 sold to Cebu, renamed Demeter. 1,461
Fasan 1936 1939 German Navy, 1949 Bremen-Hull, 1958 sold to Greece, renamed Media. 1,410
Flamingo   see Reiher (2)  
Greif 1913 1914-1918 seized by Russia, 1919 surrendered to Britain, 1920 sold to Tyne Tees SS Co., renamed Dunstanburgh. 1,165
Habicht 1938 Bremen-Hull, 1946 surrendered to Holland, renamed Hagno. 1,377
Mowe (2) 1913 Bremen-London, 1926 sold to France, renamed Marechal Gallieni. 1,251
Mowe (3) 1950 Bremen / Hamburg - Hull / London, 1966 scrapped. 1,437
Phonix 1913 1914 requisitioned by German Navy, 1944 wrecked near Memel. 1,116
Pinguin   see Schwan (2)  
Reiher (2) 1909 1938 renamed Flamingo, 1939 requisitioned by German Navy, 1945 mined and sunk off Denmark. 1,045
Reiher (3) 1938 1939 requisitioned by German Navy, 1948 sold to Belgium, renamed Alpina. 1,304
Schwalbe 1898 1916 sunk in collision in North Sea. 1,178
Schwan (2) 1907 1919 surrendered to Britain, 1921 returned, Bremen-Hull, 1938 renamed Pinguin, 1954 scrapped. 1,212
Schwan (3) 1938 1939 requisitioned by German Navy, 1947 surrendered to Britain, 1949 sold to Currie Line, renamed Rhineland. 1,311
Sperber 1899 1916 wrecked at Havringe. 1,265
Strauss 1899 1919 sold to Oldenburg-Portuguese Line, renamed Oldenburg II. 903

Finland Steamship Company Ltd.

see Finland Steamship Company Ltd.

DFDS - Det forenede Dampskibs-Selskab A/S (The United Steamship Company)

see DFDS - Det forenede Dampskibs-Selskab A/S

Thule Line / Swedish Lloyd

The Thule Line was formed in 1870 in Gothenburg and commenced passenger services between Gothenburg and Granton (Leith) in 1879. Services to London started in 1882 and to Harwich in 1910. The company was absorbed by Swedish Lloyd in 1916. Newcastle service commenced in 1920.

Funnel:
White with black top and gold 5-pointed star on blue disc (on white).

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Balder 1898 Gothenburg-Granton / London / Harwich / Newcastle, 1930 renamed Northumbria, 1940 seized by Germany, 1943 bombed and sunk in Gdynia. 1,378
Bele 1879 Gothenburg-Granton / London, 1921 lost off Greenland. 1,342
Britannia 1929 Gothenburg - London, 1966 sold to Greece, renamed Cynthia. 4,216
Northumbria   see Balder.  
Patricia (1) 1901 ex- Western Australia, 1919 purchased from Australia and renamed, Gothenburg-Newcastle / London, 1929 sold to United Baltic Corp, renamed Baltavia. 2,981
Patricia (2) 1926 ex- Patris II, 1935 purchased from Byron SS Co., renamed Patricia, Gothenburg-London, 1941 sold to Swedish Navy. 3,902
Patricia (3) 1951 Gothenburg-London, 1957 sold to Hamburg America Line, renamed Ariadne. 7,775
Saga (1) 1909 Gothenburg-London / Newcastle, 1929 sold to French Line, renamed Mayenne. 2,809
Saga (2) 1946 Gothenburg-London, 1956 sold to French Line, renamed Ville de Bordeaux. 6,458
Suecia 1929 Gothenburg - London, 1966 sold to Greece, renamed Isthmia. 4,216
Thorsten 1882 Gothenburg-Granton / London, 1921 sold to Schmidt, Pernau. 1,666
Thule 1892 Gothenburg-London / Harwich / Newcastle, 1925 sold to Italy, renamed Franca Fassio. 1,969

Gotha Line

The Gotha Line was registered in Gothenburg. They ran a passenger service between Gothenburg and Antwerp.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Belgia 1930 1940 ceased operations and converted to cargo, 1941 acquired by Ministry of War Transport, renamed Empire Bell. 2,023
Burgundia 1920 1927 converted to passenger ship, 1940 ceased operations and converted to cargo, 1961 sold to Malta, renamed Jan Pawl. 1,668

Fred Olsen Line

see full Fleet Fred Olsen Line

Faerder Limited / Fred Olsen Line

This Oslo based company commenced passenger services as Faerder Limited in 1886. They became Fred Olsen & Company in 1901. Passenger service was run between Oslo / Arendal and Grangemouth / Newcastle.

Funnel:
Black with red band containing representation of houseflag.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Bessheim 1912 Oslo-Arendal-Newcastle, 1941 torpedoed and sunk off Hammerfest. 1,718
Black Prince 1938 Oslo-Kristiansand-Newcastle, 1941 seized by German Navy, renamed Lofjord, damaged in Allied air attack and later scrapped. 5,035
Black Watch 1938 Oslo-Kristiansand-Newcastle, 1941 seized by German Navy, 1945 sunk in Allied air attack. 5,035
Blenheim (1) 1923 Oslo-Arendal-Newcastle, 1941 destroyed by fire in German invasion. 1,807
Blenheim (2) 1951 Oslo-Kristiansand-Newcastle, 1969 sold after fire and renamed Cilaos. 4,766
Braemar 1953 Oslo-Kristiansand-Newcastle, 1975 sold to Philippines, renamed The Philippine Tourist. 4,776
Norway (1) 1891 Oslo-Grangemouth, 1909 sold to Eadie & Co, Glasgow. 919
Norway (2) 1910 Oslo-Grangemouth, 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Holmengraa. 1,447
Scotland (1) 1889 Oslo-Grangemouth, 1904 wrecked near Thorshavn. 889
Scotland (2) 1904 Oslo-Grangemouth, 1911 wrecked near Arendal. 1,104
Scotland (3) 1912 Oslo-Grangemouth, 1916 wrecked off May Island. 1,490
Sovereign 1886 1906 purchased from Ostlandske Lloyd, Oslo-Newcastle, 1912 sold to Bergen Line, renamed Zeta. 1,047
Sterling (1) 1890 Oslo-Newcastle, 1906 sold to Denmark. 1,047
Sterling (2) 1907 Oslo-Arendal-Newcastle, 1922 wrecked near Tvedestrand. 1,323

Services taken over from Ostlanske Lloyd in 1906. Oslo / Kristiansand - Antwerp / Rotterdam service.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Bali 1929 ex- Alnwick, 1935 purchased from Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Co. and renamed Bali, Oslo-Kristiansand-Rotterdam, 1945 Oslo-Kristiansand-Newcastle, 1952 sold to Burma, renamed Pyidawtha. 1,400
Biarritz 1922 Oslo-Antwerp, Oslo-Rotterdam, 1940 torpedoed and sunk by German submarine. 1,752
Brabant (1) 1907 Oslo-Antwerp, 1917 mined and sunk in North Sea. 1,492
Brabant (2) 1926 Oslo-Antwerp, 1940 seized by Germany, 1945 resumed service, 1954 sold to Sudan, renamed Suakin. 2,335
Bretagne 1937 Oslo-Antwerp, Oslo-Newcastle, 1958 sold to Greece, renamed Massalia. 3,285
Brussel 1907 Oslo-Antwerp, 1927 sold to Finland Line, renamed Norma. 1,489
Paris (1) 1910 Oslo-Antwerp, 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Norway. 1,634
Paris (2) 1922 Oslo-Antwerp, 1940 seized by Germany, 1945 torpedoed and sunk by British torpedo boat. 1,752

P. G. Halvorsen

P.G. Halvorsen operated passenger services from Bergen / Stavanger to Newcastle between 1890-1892 when the company went into liquidation.

Funnel:
Buff

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Britannia 1890 Bergen-Newcastle, 1892 sold to USA, renamed America. 1,555
Norge 1882 1890 Bergen-Newcastle, 1891 wrecked at Tynanger. 893

Bergen Steamship Company / Bergenske Dampskibsselskab (Bergen Line)

see full Fleet Bergen Steamship Company / Bergenske Dampskibsselskab

Bergen Line

The Bergen Line opened regular passenger services in 1890 between Bergen / Haugesund / Stavanger - Newcastle.

Funnel:
Black with three widely spaced, narrow white bands.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Astrea 1941 1945 purchased from Sweden, Bergen-Newcastle, 1953 transferred to Rotterdam service, 1967 sold to Panama, renamed Tjaldur. 3,190
Irma 1905 Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle, 1921 transferred to cruising, 1944 sunk by Norwegian torpedo boat. 1,322
Jupiter 1915 Bergen-Newcastle, 1938 transferred to Rotterdam service, 1946 Newcastle service, 1955 sold to Greece, renamed Hermes. 2,625
Leda (1) 1920 Bergen-Newcastle, 1931 transferred to Hamburg then Rotterdam service, 1940 seized by Germany, 1945 sunk by Russian artillery at Stettin. 2,519
Leda (2) 1953 Bergen-Stavanger-Newcastle, 1977 sold and became shipyard worker accommodation ship. 6,670
Mercur 1883 1889 purchased from Det Sondenfjeldske, 1890 Bergen-Newcastle, 1895 transferred to cruises, later became cargo ship, 1948 sold to Israel. 972
Mira 1891 Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle, 1903 transferred to Hamburg service, 1940 seized by Germany, 1941 sunk by Royal Navy. 966
Neptun 1890 Bergen-Newcastle, 1899 transferred to cruising, 1928 scrapped. 959
Sylvia   see Venus (1)  
Vega (1) 1895 Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle, 1916 sunk by German submarine. 1,164
Vega (2) 1938 Bergen-Newcastle, 1940 seized by Germany, 1945 bombed and sunk by Allies. 7,287
Venus (1) 1893 Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle, 1930 renamed Sylvia, 1933 scrapped. 1,067
Venus (2) 1931 Bergen-Newcastle, 1940 seized by Germany, 1945 bombed and sunk, 1947 rebuilt to 6269 tons, 1968 scrapped. 5,406

The following services were taken over in 1907 by Bergen Line from Burger & Zoon, Rotterdam. Bergen / Haugesund / Stavanger - Rotterdam.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Ariadne 1930 Bergen-Stavanger-Rotterdam, 1940 bombed and sunk by German aircraft. 2,029
Iris 1901 ex- Ingerid, 1907 taken over by Bergen Line and renamed Iris, Bergen-Haugesund-Stavanger-Rotterdam, 1944 wrecked on war service near Newfoundland. 1,213

Nordenfjeldske

Nordenfjeldske operated passenger services from 1890 between Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle. North Sea passenger services ceased in 1921.

Funnel:
Black with broad red band bordered by two narrow white bands.

Fleet:
Vessel Built Years in Service Tons
Haakon VII 1907 Trondheim-Bergen-Stavanger-Newcastle, 1921 transferred to coastal services, 1929 wrecked in storm. 1,347
Ragnvald Jarl 1890 Trondheim-Bergen-Newcastle, 1920 sold to Spain, renamed Capitan Revuelta. 1,084

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