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Photo Details
Photographer:Carey Akin [View profile]Title:CORTINAAdded:Apr 29, 2007
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Can't get a whole lot of information on this one. Picture taken in 1983 as the ship passed us entering Mobile Bay.

Vessel Identification
Name:Candy Ace
Former name(s):
- Cortina (Until 1985)
- Concordia Gulf (Until 1974)
- Australia Star (Until 1972)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,121 tons
Summer DWT:12,345 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Carey Akin on Apr 29, 2007 14:12 (11 years ago)
Thanks. My quick research located the CANDY ACE when I first posted it, but I couldn't confirm that it was the same ship. Thanks for the link, too.
Brent on Apr 29, 2007 07:03 (11 years ago)
Hi Cary

Nice shot, for your info some histroy of the vessel at the Blue Star website per link below. She started off life for Blue Star Line in 1965 and 2 years after yr photo was delivered to Chinese shipbreakers at Shanghai on 30.4.85.


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