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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:TILEMACHOSAdded:Mar 22, 2008
Photo Category: 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 Identification
Name:Tel Star
Former name(s):
- Capetan Cardamilitis (Until 1959)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:9,178 tons
Summer DWT:11,557 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Brett Bachmann on Oct 06, 2017 14:04 (1 year ago)
Great picture !
Max Buhl on Oct 06, 2017 12:47 (1 year ago)
About 30 years of service, then. Ships don't seem to last that long anymore! Regards, Max
Paul Wille on Oct 06, 2017 09:51 (1 year ago)
launched 24.04.1956
Burntisland Shipbuilding, Yard # 362
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