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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:ORITAAdded:Jan 09, 2011
Captured:August 07, 1971IMO:5004025Hits:1,528
Location:Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Shaw Savill & Albion's AFRIC - built Vegesack 1957 - was transferred to Pacific S.N. in 1968 and renamed ORITA - photographed passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth, on 7 August 1971 - sold East in 1972 and renamed HONG KONG ISLAND - finally arrived at Inchon on 1 May 1983 to be broken up
Vessel Identification
Name:Hongkong Island
Former name(s):
- Orita (Until 1972)
- Afric (Until 1968)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:6,415 tons
Summer DWT:9,388 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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