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Name: ADRASTUS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1953
Completed: 12/1953
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 134
Dimensions: 7859grt, 4573nrt, 9300dwt, 487.2 x 62.4 x 28.4ft (*)
Engines: Oil engine, B&W type, 2SCSA, 7cyl (750 x 1500mm), 7000bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185477
History:
12/12/1953 Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1960 NV Nederlandsche Stoomvaart Maats ‘Oceaan’, Amsterdam
1975 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1978 Rhodeswell Shipping Co SA, Cyprus; renamed ANASSA
12/05/1981 Broken up
Comments: 12/05/1981: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Gulf Trading Agency
(*) Dimensions are LOA, Breadth extreme & Draught


Above photo is copyright of John Wiltshire

Above photo is copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo, showing her under charter to Elder Dempster, is copyright of Keith Wood