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Sunday, 26 September 2010

ASTRO

Ship No 492


Astro was another river & estuary tanker ordered from the Union Lighterage Co Ltd, a little bit larger than her sister ship “UNO

She had a length B.P. of 162 feet and 6 inches, with a beam of 33 feet and a shallow draught of only 10 feet and 6 inches, she was used for operations in coastal waters, and rivers.

She was launched from the Leith Shipyards, on 28th of November 1964.

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