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Name: FRED. CHRISTENSEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/04/1948
Completed: 07/1948
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 558
Dimensions: 4697grt, 2548nrt, 405.9 x 60.4 x 23.9ft
Engines: C4cyl (17.75, 17.75 & 42.5, 42.5 x 38.75ins)
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1948 Skibs A/S Aino (CH Sørensen & Sønner), Arendal
1955 Syener S Müller’s Rederi (SM Müller), Bergen
1964 Dardanos Shipping & Trading Corporation (Elias Constantinou), Monrovia
1964 Renamed HERA
05/1974 Broken up
Comments: 30/05/1974: Arrived at Pasajes for breaking up
05/1974: Broken up by Desguaces Industriales SA


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