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Photographer:Robert Winduss [View profile]Title:William HolymanAdded:Aug 02, 2007
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Under 3000gt)
Built 1961
W.Holyman & Sons
At Melbourne 1969
Australian coastal service
Vessel Identification
Name:Maldive Swift
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:1,975 tons
Summer DWT:2,032 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1961
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Ian Baker on Nov 07, 2005 08:31 (10 years ago)
Hi Robert, you have some great pics of older ships.On looking through I came across "William Holyman". I saw her pass my place many times over the years.I have a few facts which ma interest you.
Built State Dockyard Newcastle 1961.
She was first Austr. purpose built cont.ship.(packs)
Designed for Melb.-Launceston run.
Withdrawn 1975 after 14 years.
Sold to Maldives Shipping. Renamed "Maldive Swift".
Left Tamar 1975.
She was the last ship to ply the full length of the Tamar to Launceston.
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