HR3 LYRA


 

Lyra

 

Built by Bergens M/V, Bergen, for Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, delivered in January 1905. Shipyard number, 129.

 

784 gross, 469 nett and 454 deadweight tonnes. Registered length 186.1 feet, beam 28.0 feet, depth 22.8 feet. 126 nom. HP, 750 IHP BMV triple expansion engine, from Bergenske’s Orion, 11.5 knots.

 

On Hurtigrute from 1905 to 1913.

 

Sold in December 1913 to Vapeur Ottomane, Istanbul, renamed Biga. Torpedoed on 10 July 1915 by British submarine HMS E-7 near Mudanya in Sea of Marmara.