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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:PERSIAAdded:Sep 23, 2005
Photo Category: Livestock Carriers
Inbound to Fremantle WA 25/9/1979
One of Mr. Rashid Fares' earliest acquisitions was the former Lloyd Triestino passenger liner ASIA 53/11693. After purchase in 1975 the ship was converted to a livestock carrier for operations between Antipodean ports and the Middle East. Her gross registered tonnage was eventually reduced to 8752.

Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Asia (Until 1975)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Livestock Carrier
Gross tonnage:8,752 tons
Summer DWT:4,290 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1953
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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rovno on Sep 25, 2005 11:26 (12 years ago)
Hi Mike! No, blue jeans and bogan shirts seem to be the norm. The dogs come in a big variety of colours.
Mike Cornwall on Sep 23, 2005 11:46 (12 years ago)

These are fantastic photos, it's no wonder Mr.Fares never named any of these after himself. I'd expect him to name them after his mother-in-law!!.
Do the minders (stockmen),wear drizabones, akubras and have blue healers.


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