Sognefjord

Design: Arkitekt David Sandved Type: Passenger Vessel
Name: Sognefjord Owner: Fylkesbaatane i Sogn og Fjordane
Year built: 1950 Yard / no: Haugesund Mek. Verksted /
Length over all: 56.4 m Beam: 10.1 m
Depth: 4.3 m Speed: 16 knots
Scope of work: Conversion engineering

Description

Sognefjord is a passenger vessel for local route traffic. It was originally built as a patrol boat for the US Navy in 1943 and was converted into a passenger vessel by Haugesund Mekaniske Verksted in 1949 for Fylkesbaatane i Sogn og Fjordane.

Features

  • Slender hull lines for high speed
  • Twin screw propulsion plant

Capacities

  • Passenger capacity: 575 Pax
  • Car capacity: 8 PBE
  • Tonnage: 934 GT

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