HRT16 IRMA


 

Irma

 

Built by Sir Raylton Dixon & Company of Middlesborough, for Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, delivered in April 1905. Shipyard number, 510.

 

1,322 gross, 760 nett, 920 deadweight tonnes. Registered length 244.0 feet, beam 32.8 feet, depth 21.1 feet. 245 nom. HP, J. Dickinson & Sons triple expansion engine, 13.5 knots.

 

Operated on Trondheim to Bergen and Newcastle service until 1921, then used mainly for summer cruises, and also, from 1927, on Hamburg to Kirkenes stamlinje, replacing both Neptun and Mira.

 

Transferred to the Hurtigrute on 9 July 1931.

 

Passenger accommodation refurbished in 1932.

 

Torpedoed and sunk by Shetland-based MTB on Hustadvika on 13 February 1944.