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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:ILIOSAdded:Feb 21, 2021
Captured:IMO:5229869Hits:572
Location:Piraeus, Greece
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Under 3000gt)
Description:
ILIOS at Piraeus by Louis Bosschaart of Vlissingen - Elias P. Tsoukalas collection

With many thanks in particular to Manfred, identified as the former LIMNOS built at Hessle in 1946 as MAVIS for General Steam Navigation Co Ltd, deleted from the registers in 1999

Later: 1966 ATHANASIOS A. - 70 LIMNOS (owned from 1981 by C.Markakis)
Vessel Identification
Name:Limnos
IMO:5229869
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:381 tons
Summer DWT:498 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1946
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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PWR on Feb 22, 2021 07:11 (15 days ago)
the badge on the highest part of the bow was the same on the MAVIS
Kyle Stubbs on Feb 22, 2021 05:11 (15 days ago)
At least in some circles it is believed that the is the former MAVIS. A forum post on Shipsnostalgia states that Marine News contained a photo in a 2000 issue showing the former MAVIS at Malta under the name ILIOS.
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/threads/mv-mavis.50985/
Bjørn Knudsen on Feb 21, 2021 21:50 (15 days ago)
ILIOS
callsign:SVA6504
MMSI:239889100
????
Manfred on Feb 21, 2021 14:03 (15 days ago)
Hi Malcolm,
she looks alot like MAVIS (1946), IMO 5229869 or a possible sister:
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1453016
https://transportsofdelight.smugmug.com/SHIPS/British-Coastal-and-Short-Sea/GENERAL-STEAM-NAVIGATION-CO/i-F2X8cqh/A
Rgds, Manfred
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