Swan River - IMO 5346784
|Photographer:||Chris Finney [View profile]||Title:||Swan River||Added:||Apr 12, 2008|
||General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)|
|Empire Transport & Houlder Line's Swan River at Berth No.17, Port Adelaide; March 1970.
The rail vans indicate she has been loading frozen meat, probably for Britain.
Completed by the Greenock Dock Yard in March 1959, Swan River had four later name changes [including Gulf Shipping's Confidence Express, Bachlong in 1979 and Eastern Concord in 1980] before being scrapped at Bombay in 1983.
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||9,470 tons|
|Summer DWT:||13,127 tons|
© Chris Howell
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