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Photo Details
Photographer:Marc Piché [View profile]Title:TOLOAAdded:Mar 14, 2008
Photo Category: Reefers built before 1980
TOLOA as shown while upbound on the Fraser River off Delta BC on August 10, 1971. Built in 1945 as the US-flag R2-class reefer ESPARTA for United Mail S.S. Co, she was sold in 1970 to Dutch-owned Nievelt & Goudriaan who renamed her TOLOA as depicted here. She went to the breakers at Kaohsiung in June 1977.

Ray Thorsteinson-Marc Piché photo.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Reefer
Gross tonnage:6,732 tons
Summer DWT:7,011 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1945
AIS Information
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Photo Comments (2)

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Marc Piché on Mar 14, 2008 20:00 (10 years ago)
I agree Gerolf. This US Maritime Commission R2 design produced some very handsome and balanced ships with slim sterns whose propeller guards protuded like those of US Navy destroyers. Built for speed...
Gerolf Drebes on Mar 14, 2008 17:58 (10 years ago)
Hi Marc,
a dream of an old reefer, so beautiful !!
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