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Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:POLYPHEMUSAdded:Sep 26, 2011
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)
scan of print from Keith Wood owned neg
Malacca Straits
circa 1970's
photo Late Peter Foxley

Built 1948 for Blue Funnel Line as Achilles.
1949 transferred to Glen Line renamed Radnorshire.
1963 reverted to Blue Funnel Line renamed Asphalion.
1966-1972 under Dutch flag renamed Polyhemus.
1972 reverted to Asphalion.
1975 sold and renamed Gulf Anchor.

Disposal Data:
BU Kaohsiung 28.4.79 [Taiwan Ship Scrap Co Ltd]
Vessel Identification
Name:Gulf Anchor
Former name(s):
- Asphalion (Until 1975 Jan)
- Polyphemus (Until 1972 Jan)
- Asphalion (Until 1966 Jan)
- Radnorshire (Until 1962 Jan)
- Achilles (Until 1949 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,414 tons
Summer DWT:9,490 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1947
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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