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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:FARID FARESAdded:Nov 16, 2008
Photo Category: Livestock Carriers
Inbound to Fremantle WA 5/3/1979
Built 1950 by Kockums M/V A/B Malmo as the general cargo ship LIONS GATE. Became FARID FARES in 1973 and converted to a livestock carrier of 6667grt. On 27/3/1980 she caught fire in the engine room when about 220nm south west of Adelaide in the Southern Ocean. She subsequently sank with the loss of one crew members and nearly 40000 sheep.
Vessel Identification
Name:Farid Fares
Former name(s):
- Lions Gate (Until 1973)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Livestock Carrier
Gross tonnage:6,667 tons
Summer DWT:8,697 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1950
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Guest on Apr 27, 2011 04:50 (7 years ago)
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Arne Jürgens on Mar 13, 2006 22:30 (12 years ago)
Great shot!

rgds AJ
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