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Name: IRISH PINE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/08/1948
Completed: 12/1948
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 560
Dimensions: 5048grt, 2740nrt, 436.0 x 56.1 x 24.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 76 x 48ins) & LP turbine; (1960: Oil engine, 4cyl, 2SCSA, Doxford type)
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd; (1960: Hawthorn Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 174592
History:
12/1948 Irish Shipping Ltd, Dublin
1965 Cia Acarnania de Navegacion SA (Fafalios Ltd), Chios; renamed AMAZON
1976 Pro-Unit Shipping SA (Chaldeos Freighters Ltd), Piraeus; renamed ARAMON
07/1979 Broken up
Comments: 04/1960: Re-engined
22/05/1979: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up


Above photo as IRISH PINE courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as ARAMON