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Photo Details
Photographer:Rik [View profile]Title:DYVI ANGLIAAdded:Oct 30, 2010
Captured:IMO:6403242Hits:1,608
Photo Category: Vehicle Carriers
Description:
Anyone got a clue ??
- Thanks, Yvon, for the info.
Can someone put her in the correct category ?
Vessel Identification
Name:Aquila
IMO:6403242
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:500 tons
Summer DWT:749 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1964
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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Allan RO on Sep 05, 2011 15:38 (6 years ago)
I do not think the info. given bu Ole is correct. She was renamed Anglia in 1971, operated by Soc. Oceanica, then Aquila in 1974 operated by Grimaldi, 1978/9 Lloyds Register has her as a vehicle carrier. She was not converted to a livestock carrier, but she was gutted by fire in December 1979 and eventually broken up at La Spezia June 1980.

Incidentally Wallenius claim Aniara built 1963 to be the first pure car carrier.

Allan
Ole Moller on Nov 05, 2010 23:16 (6 years ago)
The vessel was sold and converted to livestock carrier in the mid 1970ties (cannot remember the dates / nor the name) she was as far as I recall operated by Vroon. The vessel sank around 1992 with a cargo of live cattle.
best regards. Ole Moller
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Nov 05, 2010 19:36 (6 years ago)
She was buildt at Trosvik Norway, hailed as the first pure carcarrier pcc, look here:
http://www.dyvi.no/c-128-History.aspx
I saw the model of her today, very very nice. Thanx for posting!
Yvon Perchoc on Nov 01, 2010 00:20 (6 years ago)
Hi Rik,
DYVI ANGLIA, 1964, 6403242
See http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20D/slides/Dyvi%20Anglia-01.html
Regards, Yvon.
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