TILEMACHOS - IMO 5338684
|Photographer:||Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]||Title:||TILEMACHOS||Added:||Mar 22, 2008|
||General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)|
|Built at Burntisland in 1956 as CAPETAN CARDAMILITIS, this vessel was sold in 1959 to Johnson Line of Sweden who renamed her STAR BELLATRIX.
In 1978 she was sold to A.Bacolitsas of Piraeus who renamed her TILEMACHOS. She is seen off Avonmouth's north pier, preparing the enter the port on 3rd August 1981
She was renamed TELSTAR for a single voyage to breakers at Alang, where she arrived on 22.4.87
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||9,178 tons|
|Summer DWT:||11,557 tons|
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About 30 years of service, then. Ships don't seem to last that long anymore! Regards, Max |
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Burntisland Shipbuilding, Yard # 362
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