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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:IRON HUNTERAdded:Jan 19, 2008
Captured:IMO:6822058Hits:1,695
Photo Category: Bulkers built 1961-1970
Description:
Alongside Victoria Quay Fremantle WA, 5/2/1982
Built 1968. 34048grt. One of four steam-turbine bulkers built by Whyalla SB & Eng. Co. Ltd. (BHP's own shipyard). Initially IRON HUNTER was the only owned one, but they had sister ship IRON BOGONG on charter (later purchased). The other two were DARLING RIVER and YARRA RIVER in the Australian National Line (ANL) fleet.
Vessel Identification
Name:Saudi Fahd
IMO:6822058
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:32,930 tons
Summer DWT:55,466 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1968
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Pete radio officer on Dec 20, 2012 06:13 (3 years ago)
Was sparky onboard this vessel in 1974 & 1975. Radio callsign was VJKO.
Peter Karberg on Oct 05, 2005 15:06 (11 years ago)
July 1982 Iron Hunter was sold to Saudi Pride Shipping Co Ltd, Jeddah & renamed Saudi Fahad. In December 1983 she was scrapped at Kaohsiung.

ref: The Iron Ships- A Maritime History of BHP- 1885-1992

Another great photo!
Regards
Peter
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