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Photographer:Gianpaolo [View profile]Title:LAVANTTALAdded:Aug 01, 2007
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Under 3000gt)
Seen at Genoa 1985,Hitzler built 1966 as UTHORN,
in 2004 named EMMANUEL owners unknown!.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Avril Sun (Until 1992 Jan)
- Avanti (Until 1986)
- Lavanttal (Until 1985)
- Shannon (Until 1984)
- Stockhorn (Until 1981)
- Uthoern (Until 1976)
- Uthorn (Until 1976)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:962 tons
Summer DWT:2,422 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1966
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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carimar on Jun 01, 2005 07:09 (12 years ago)
Interesting, that she has sailed under two flags of landlocked countries, like Switzerland as STOCKHORN and Austria as LAVANTTAL.
unfortunatly she had a sad end in the caribbean.
regards, Markus
Werner on May 11, 2005 22:40 (13 years ago)
Ciao, gp and friends..

As "Lavanttal"("...tal" means .."Valley") the vessel belonged to the management of the Österreichischer Lloyd A.G. (Austrian Lloyd), founded 1833 and to one of the oldest shipping-companies in the world.(See also the homeport Wien(Vienna))
After WW I, when Austria lost all the adriatic coast, the Company and the ships were taken over by the Italians as "Lloyd Triestino". But they did not want and were not allowed to take the name "Österreichischer Lloyd".
The Lloyd Triestino went into financial bad times, like all the big Italian Shipping Companies and belongs now to the Taiwan Evergreen-Holding.
The old "Austrian Lloyd" is still working, see :

Ciao + Servus to everybody from Vienna
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