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Name: HOPERANGE
Type Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/01/1939
Completed: 03/1939
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1600
Dimensions: 5177grt, 3122nrt, 418.9 x 57.4 x25.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type 600LB4, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.3ins), 688nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165765
History:
03/1939 Hopemount Shipping Co Ltd (Stott, Mann & Fleming Ltd, managers), Newcastle
1963 Lamda Shipping Enterprises Corp SA, Piraeus; renamed ANTONIA
1965 Tramping & Freighting Concern Ltd, Famagusta; renamed AMFITHEA
1969 Amfitriti Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta
10/08/1971 Broken up
Comments: 10/08/1971: Broken up at Gandia by Hierros Ardes SA


Photos courtesy of Richard Cox