WINDSOR CASTLE - IMO 5391923
|Photographer:||Allan RO [View profile]||Title:||WINDSOR CASTLE||Added:||Mar 18, 2008|
||Cruise Ships built 1950-1960|
|60 / 36,123gt (GBR) [mpr]
owner : Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co. Ltd.
built : Cammell Laird & Co. (S.B. & Eng.) Ltd., Birkenhead, GBR
yd # : 1287
L - 23:06:1959, D - 06:1960 (maiden voyage : 18:08:1960)
77 > Margarita L. (GRC) - Margarita Shg & Trading (John S. Latsis)
until 1990 used as an accommodation ship, Jeddah
90 > towed to Eleusis Bay,
05 > Rita
sold to Indian breakers, beached Alang, 20:07:2005 and breaking commenced on 18 August, 45 years to the day of her maiden voyage from Southampton
photo : Southampton Water, 08:1973
photo : © Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1973/2008
|Vessel type:||Passenger/cargo Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||38,376 tons|
|Summer DWT:||16,252 tons|
© peter j. fitzpatrick
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Superb, wish I could have seen her in her heyday!
(You made a typing error, she was beached 2005) :-)
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Another great shot of a classic liner. Many thanks for posting. Threebs. |
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