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Name: ATLAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/11/1957
Completed: 02/1958
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 594
Dimensions: 13500dwt, 9724grt, 5603nrt, 499.3 x 63.3.x 30.1ft (*)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm), 7800bhp
Engines by: Sulzer Brothers Ltd, Winterthur
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1958 Anax Shipping Co SA, Piraeus
1973 Sirikari Cia Nav SA, Piraeus; renamed KAPETAN XILAS
1979 Duenos Arabes Soc de RL, Puerto Cortes; renamed MOAJIL 5
1989 Unknown owner, Panama; renamed BHOJANI II
11/1989 Broken up
Comments: 1980 to 1989: Trapped at Umm Qasr by the war between Iraq & Iran
1989: Renamed BHOJANI II for delivery to breakers
25/11/1989: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by Rajeev Shipbreakers
(*) Dimensions are Length OA, Breadth Extreme, Draught Summer


Above photo as ATLAS is copyright of Dr Allan Ryszka-Onions

Above photo as ATLAS is copyright of Malcom Cranfield

Above photo as ATLAS is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter E Frost collection

Above photo as ATLAS is courtesy of Greek Shipping Miracle

Above photo as MOAJIL 5 is copyright of Reinier Meuleman

Above photo as MOAJIL 5 is copyright of Reinier Meuleman