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Photographer:Brent [View profile]Title:SinkiangAdded:Sep 27, 2005
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
The 1954 built cargoliner Sinkiang at Auckland in July 1975. She was owned by The china Navigation Co. of Hong Kong, part of the Swire Group, and served in the colours of service partner Royal Interocean Lines.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Troubador (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:6,057 tons
Summer DWT:7,913 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1954
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Radar1 on Nov 23, 2010 17:15 (7 years ago)
What an excitement this photo brought as I havnt seen Sinkiang for over 46 years. She held 20 passengers and my family and I travelled from Hong Kong to Suva in approx 1965 (I was 15 yo) She broke down off the north coast of Papua New Guinea for 10 hours! - Great Colonial days of sailing. Ian Callaghan
Mike Cornwall on Sep 28, 2005 03:28 (12 years ago)
Nice one Brent, I remember her well.

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