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Photo Details
Photographer:Robert J Smith [View profile]Title:AMAZONAdded:Aug 07, 2007
Location:Tilbury, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 1950-1960
Seen sailing from Tilbury probably in the late 1960's
Operated by Royal Mail Lines
Flag: British
Built 1959
20368 grt

Copy from old transparency
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Akaroa (Until 1971)
- Amazon (Until 1968)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Vehicles Carrier
Gross tonnage:11,081 tons
Summer DWT:9,400 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1959
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Robert J Smith on Jul 03, 2007 18:31 (11 years ago)
Thanks guys, because the site was so slow last night, I never checked these scans until now and must appologise for the quality, I will have to do a bit of doctoring :-(

stumps on Jul 03, 2007 14:21 (11 years ago)
Excellent shot Robert - She had two sisters. From memory the"ARLANZA" and "ARALUEN" - Think they all ended up under the Shaw, Saville flag before being converted by Leif Hoegh into Vehicle Carriers .
Ben on Jul 02, 2007 22:09 (11 years ago)
Great shot Robert. A lovely looking ship,great lines
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