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Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:KILDAREAdded:Oct 13, 2009
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Bluff NZ

scan permission Bluff Maritime Museum-photo M.Downes
Vessel Identification
Name:Rio Doro
Former name(s):
- Merton (Until 1968)
- Thistledhu (Until 1967)
- Kildare (Until 1960)
- Thistledhu (Until 1957)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,790 tons
Summer DWT:11,522 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1955
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Chris Howell on May 08, 2012 10:04 (6 years ago)
I was born in 1957 !

Glad you liked it, photo by late M.Downes.
Rooney on May 06, 2012 17:08 (6 years ago)
I was crew in i think it was 1957 we were in New Zealand 5 or 6 month had loaded in Workington & Glasgow with railwaylines some refrigerater railway wagons as deck cargo and whisky from Glasgow. Great days good memories
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