PATRIS - IMO 5271836
|Photographer:||rovno [View profile]||Title:||PATRIS||Added:||Aug 20, 2006|
|Outbound from Fremantle WA 27/2/1969 (stern view)
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 type:||Ro-ro/passenger Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||16,259 tons|
|Summer DWT:||10,922 tons|
© peter j. fitzpatrick
© Chris Howell
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