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Photo Details
Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:STRAAT MADURAAdded:Mar 31, 2011
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
owned slide with copyright

Dunedin NZ

Built 1956
1974 Jupiter Moon
1976 Synaftila
1980 broken up
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Straat Madura (Until 1974)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:6,617 tons
Summer DWT:7,544 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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P.F. KERR on Jun 11, 2017 09:45 (3 years ago)
Berthed at Rattray Street Wharf, Dunedin. Diary tells me this was around 3 June 1965 during her first (arriving from W. Africa) of at least eleven visits to New Zealand.
Builder: De Merwede S&M, Hardinxveld, Netherlands.
Launched: 14/7/1956. Completed:22/11/1956.
Propulsion: 6,500 bhp Stork diesel - Service speed 16.5 knots.
1956 - "STRAAT MADURA" - NV Koninklijke Paketvaart Mij., Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1970 - ownership becomes KPM Lijnen, Amsterdam.
1974 - "JUPITER MOON" - Jupiter Lines Pty. Ltd., Durban, South Africa
1976 - "SYNAFTALIA" - Synaftalia Cia. Oceanica S/A, Piraeus, Greece.
1/1980 - broken up at Valencia, Spain.
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