|Photographer:||Clyde Dickens [View profile]||Title:||ISLAND TRADER||Added:||Jul 01, 2008|
||General cargo ships built 1980-1989 (Under 3000gt)|
|Lord Howe Island lagoon jetty. Pacific Ocean, 750 km ENE from Sydney. 10 March 2008.
Call Sign : VNBZ Gross tonnage : 485 Takes ground with flat bottom at low tide
Type of ship : Equasis stated Passenger/Landing Craft. Altered to General Cargo Ship after I reported the error
Year of build : 1981 Flag : Australia
Originally built with RoRo bow for upriver work for mining companies in New Guinea
1981 Bursea, 1992 Cape Trader, 1992 Island Trader
Makes regular fortnightly trips carrying bulk fuel, foodstuffs, building materials, back load garbage.