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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:WairangiAdded:Jan 23, 2008
Location:Sydney, Australia
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)
13,478 g.t. built in 1942 by Harland & Wolff at Belfast for the Ministry of War Transport as Empire Grace.
Renamed Wairangi in 1946 this Shaw Savill & Albion liner is pictured at Sydney by a family member, probably in the 1950's.
She was wrecked at Kanholmsfjarden on 14th August 1963 and subsequently broken up at Faslane.
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DEREK SANDS on Dec 04, 2006 21:49 (14 years ago)
I agree a classic shot John
Ken Smith on Dec 03, 2006 21:01 (14 years ago)
Hi John,

Great to see this fine vessel, they don't make them like that anymore.

Regards Ken
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