Saturday, December 29, 2012

the Wellington Star 2

Three ships carried the name Wellington Star.  Info from

Built:   John Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank, Scotland    
ON:     184692    
Dimensions:     522.2 x 72.7 x 37.1 feet    
Tonnage:     Gross: 11,994  Net: 7342    
Propulsion:     Two 6-Cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. Doxford oil engines by shipbuilders, driving twin screws     
Type:     Refrigerated Cargo Liner    
Launched:     07/05/1952 (Yard N. 670) as Wellington Star for Blue Star Line Ltd.
Completed:     08/1952    
Sold:     1976 to Broadbay Shipping Co. Ltd., Panama and renamed Hawkes Bay. Converted into a livestock carrier at Singapore.    
Sold:     1979 to Nan Kwan Steel & Iron Co. Ltd., Taiwan and arrived at Kaohsiung to be broken up.

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