Straat Accra & Tusker - IMO 6818813
|Photographer:||Chris Finney [View profile]||Title:||Straat Accra & Tusker||Added:||Mar 17, 2008|
||General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)|
|Straat Accra [being passed by the tug Tusker] at Berth No.18 Port Adelaide; November 1969. Completed just eleven months earlier, she subsequently had three name changes and was eventually b/u at Bhatiary commencing December 1990.
Ritch & Smith's Tusker  was completed by A. Hall at Aberdeen in February 1958. She was said to have nearly covered her construction cost when she took a vessel in tow in the Indian Ocean on her delivery voyage to Adelaide. Anyone know the details? :-?
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||10,226 tons|
|Summer DWT:||14,117 tons|
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Infomation of the tug Tusker.
Wrecked on Grand Berebi, Nigeria 10.10.93
1958 Ritch & Smith Ltd Aus
1968 Adelaide SS Industries Pty Ltd Aus
1978 Abho Pty Ltd Aus
1979 Ocean Survey & Studies Ltd Pan
1980 McAsphalt Industries Can
1986 Charpat Tptn Inc Can
1987 Greater Sarnia Investment Corp Can
1992 Lawebod Nigeria Ltd Nig
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