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Photo Details
Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:RASLANAdded:Dec 03, 2006
Photo Category: Livestock Carriers
Inbound to Fremantle WA, 21/4/1983
Built 1972 as the cruise ship CUNARD AMBASSADOR. Sold 1975 with fire damage to the Danish livestock transporter C. Clausen D/S A/S and converted into the livestock carrier LINDA CLAUSEN. Became PROCYON in 1980 for Panama-flag owners and RASLAN in 1983 for Qatar Transport & Marine Co. (As RASLAN she measured only 5773grt. Obviously someone found a loophole in the regs!)
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Procyon (Until 1983)
- Cunard Ambassador (Until 1975)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Livestock Carrier
Gross tonnage:5,773 tons
Summer DWT:5,399 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1972
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Gordy on Oct 08, 2013 06:45 (7 years ago)
I bunkered her many times in the Port of Adelaide over the years
Mats on Dec 21, 2006 19:47 (14 years ago)
She was broken up in September 1984.

Thanks for posting this picture of this peculiar vessel. "Luxury cruise vessel turned livestock carrier" is difficult to top.

Best regards
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