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MARIPOSA - IMO 5225370

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Photographer: jackosan [ View profile ]
Captured: Feb 1, 1974
Title: Mariposa
Added: Sep 12, 2021
Views: 283
Image Resolution: 1,175 x 780

Description:

Cruise ship “Mariposa” at Auckland, February 1974
Owner: Pacific Far East Line, San Francisco
Port of registry: San Francisco
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Massachusetts (Hull-1624)
Gross tons: 14,812
Deadweight: 6.622
Length overall: 171.81 m
Max. draft: 8.957 m
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, total 19,250 s.h.p., by builders
Speed: 20 knots
Completed 1953 as cargo ship “Pine Tree Mariner” (9,217 gross tons) for the US Maritime Commission,
Sold 1956 to Matson Navigation Inc. San Francisco, converted into a passenger ship by Willamette Iron & Steel Corp., Portland, Oregon; renamed “Mariposa”.
Bought 1971 by PFEL, used for cruises in the Pacific; lad up 1978
Sold 1979 to World Airways Inc.
Set off 1980 under tow for Japan, where she arrived January 1981; laid up again
Returned to PFEL later 1981
Sold 1983 to China Ocean Shipping Co., renamed “Jin Jiang” & employed on Shanghai-Hong Kong service
One source says she was renamed “Queen of Jin Jiang” in 1992
Renamed “Heng Li” 1996 & delivered to Alang, India, for scrapping in June

General
information

Current flag:
Home port:
Current name: HENG LI

Former name(s):

- Jin Jiang (Until 1992 Dec)

- Pine Tree Mariner (Until 1956)

Vessel Type: PASSENGER/CARGO SHIP
Callsign:
IMO: 5225370
ENI:
MMSI:
PEN:
Build year: 1953
Photos: 21 photos by 13 photographers

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This ship exists in the following categories:

Cruise Ships and Liners built 1950-1960 - 20 photos

General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt) - 1 photos

Technical
Data

Gross tonnage: 16,653 tons
Summer DWT: 6,500 tons
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Beam:
Draught:

Photographers
of this ship

(13)

BRIAN FISHER

1 photos

simonwp

1 photos

trenor

1 photos

Dirk-Hamburg

2 photos

Robbie Shaw

1 photos

Chris Howell

6 photos

Mr. DOT

1 photos

Paul Wille

2 photos

gwrdave

1 photos

jackosan

1 photos

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