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Name: HUDSON POINT
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 04/10/1956
Completed: 05/1957
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 590
Dimensions: 7863grt, 4313nrt, 475.3 x 61.0 x 25.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4400bhp
Engines by: William Doxford & Sons (Engineering) Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187521
History:
05/1957 Hudson Steamship Co Ltd, London
1966 China Shipping Co Ltd (John Manners & Co), Hong Kong
1966 Renamed EAST BREEZE
1967 Compass Shipping Co Ltd (John Manners & Co), Hong Kong
1967 Pacific Shipping & Enterprises Corporation (John Manners & Co), Hong Kong
1967 Renamed SAN ROBERTO under Panama flag
1974 Fodele Shipping Co Ltd, Piraeus; renamed FODELE II
11/1979 Broken up
Comments: 11/1979: Broken up at Campana, Argentina, arrived 09/11/1979 under tow.


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo courtesy of Brian Dodd

Above photo copyright of Stan Mayes

Above photo courtesy of Norman Dunn

Above photo as SAN ROBERTO courtesy of Richard Cox