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Name: HOPECROWN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/05/1937
Completed: 07/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1535
Dimensions: 5180grt, 3131nrt, 418.9 x 57.4 x 25.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.25ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 161607
History:
07/1937 Clive Shipping Co Ltd (A Stott & Co), Newcastle
1938 Managers Stott, Mann & Fleming Ltd
1950 Managers Stephens, Sutton Ltd; renamed RADLEY
1956 Rederi A/B Atos (Allan Börjesson), Helsingborg; renamed ALSTERN
1963 Santa Katerina Cia Naviera SA, Panama (G Lemos Bros, London)
1963 Renamed APOSTOLOS ANDREAS
1967 Santa Katerina Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta (N Papathomas, London)
19/07/1967 Wrecked
Comments: 19/07/1967: Wrecked on Formiga Rocks at 18.352N - 75.76W
On a voyage from Guantanamo to China with bagged raw sugar


Above photo as HOPECROWN courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as HOPECROWN courtesy of Stan Mayes

Above photo as RADLEY courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as RADLEY copyright of City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost Collection