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Photographer:
Malcolm Cranfield [ View profile ]
Captured:
May 20, 1974
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Ionic
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May 20, 2024
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5,208 x 4,464

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The Greek owned IONIC , managed from London by Orient Mid-East (UK) Ltd - until 1972 from New York by Eagle Ocean Transport Inc. (Nicholas M.Lyras) - was built by Wm.Denny at Dumbarton in 1957. She is seen arriving at Liverpool from Veraval in India via Nantes, exactly fifty years ago today, on 20th May 1974, with a cargo of Indian rice bran and groundnut extractions - her Liverpool port agents were E.W.Turner.

EX-ORIENT EXPORTER-72 EX-MOSFIELD-65 EX-VALETTA-64 (Norwegian)

Later: 1975: UNITED WARRIOR (Abbas Gokal's Gulf Shipping Group)

In the Indian Ocean during 13-19 June 1975, on her first voyage as UNITED WARRIOR, from South East Asia to Jeddah with a cargo of cement, she suffered heavy weather damage; On 1.7.75, on arrival at Jeddah, she was beached, leaking, on Abu Sayf Reef; on 11.7.75, she slipped off the reef and sank.

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General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt) - 4 photos

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