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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- NORWEGIAN NAVY SHIPS --

Tyr (Coastal Minelayer, 1959-1976).

Tyr, a 1250-ton coastal minelayer, was converted from the U.S. Navy minesweeper Sustain (MMC-2, formerly MSF-119) and transferred to Norway in October 1959. Renamed Tyr at that time, she served in the Norwegian Navy until disposed of in 1976.

This page features views of Tyr.

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Photo #: NH 96868

Tyr

(Norwegian Minelayer, 1959)

Is transferred to the Norwegian Navy following conversion from USS Sustain (MMC-2, formerly MSF-119), at the Charleston Naval Shipyard, South Carolina. The transfer took place on 1 October 1959.
The stern of Tyr's sister ship, Gor (converted from USS Strive, MMC-1, formerly MSF-117) is visible at the extreme right.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 114KB; 595 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 68588

Tyr

(Norwegian Minelayer, 1959)

Photographed 14 October 1959, soon after her transfer to Norway by the U.S. Navy.

Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. Collection of James C. Fahey.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 73KB; 740 x 520 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 96870

Tyr

(Norwegian Minelayer, 1959)

Photographed 14 October 1959, soon after her transfer to Norway by the U.S. Navy.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 460 pixels

 



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29 May 1999