|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||AMITA||Added:||Nov 17, 2015|
||General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)|
...ex Cycle (3)
Australian - Howard Smiths Shipping Co.
Cycle (III) 1939-1972.
Build Year: 1939
Type: Cargo ship
Launch Date: 6.12.38
Date of completion: 2.39
Owner: Australian Steamships Pty Ltd., AUS Sydney NSW
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn on Tyne.
Yard No: 618
Starke: V1939 #133
1961 sold to Cia de Nav Victoria Neptuno SA, PAN Panama City, r/n AMITA
1972 BU Kaohsiung 30.1.72 [Cheung Nan Steel Enterprise Ltd]
Extra info below by Flotilla Australia (John Hoskings)
1939 - 72
3,952 gross tons, 5630 dwt.
Lb: 113.1 x 15.4 metres. Cargo vessel built by Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn on Tyne for Australian Steamships Pty Ltd (Howard Smith), Sydney. Single screw, triple expansion engine making 11 knots. Serviced east coast of Australia.
1961 sold to Cia. de Nav. Victoria Neptuno, Panama (Teh Hu SS Co ) renamed Amita. Broken up at Kaohsiung commencing 30 January 1972
Information supplied by John E. Hoskin www.flotilla-australia.com/
Photo Credits: The State Library of South Australia Vic Australia