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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:PATRISAdded:Aug 20, 2006
Photo Category: Passenger Vessels
Outbound from Fremantle WA 27/2/1969
Harland & Wolff, Belfast. 16259grt. L 25/8/1949 as BLOEMFONTEIN CASTLE for Union-Castle Line, UK.
C 3/1950. Purchased 11/1959 by Chandris to become PATRIS, their first ship on Europe - Australia migrant service. From 2/1975 to 11/1975 she served as an accommodation ship at Darwin NT after that city was destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Tracy on Christmas Day 1974.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Bloemfontein Castle (Until 1959)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:16,259 tons
Summer DWT:10,922 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1950
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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John Kent on Jan 31, 2013 12:22 (3 years ago)
IMO: 5271836
Mike Cornwall on Aug 20, 2005 21:12 (11 years ago)
Great photos Rovno, seeing these old ships again brings back some good memories.
Keep them coming.

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