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Friday, 23 July 2010

M.V. WAREATEA

 
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M.V.WAREATEA
Ship No 418


The M.V.WAREATEA was an order from William Hollyman and Sons Pty Ltd of Australia. She was 1430 gross tons. 1465 dwt. and had a length between perpendiculars of 240 feet, with a beam of 37 feet, with a design draught of 20 feet. She was a single screw cargo vessel (refrigerated) powered by an 8 cylinder 2scsa oil engine by British Polar Engines Ltd of Glasgow. She was used on the Adelaide to Hobart run for 20 years before being sold to Singapore interests.

She was launched from the yard on the 9th of May 1952 and was deleted from Lloyds Registry in 1992


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