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Name: NIGARISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/09/1946
Completed: 03/1947
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 551
Dimensions: 7173grt, 4347nrt, 475.8 x 58.9 x 25.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 74 x 48ins) & LP turbine
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 181557
History:
03/1947 Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
1963 Shahristan SS Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
1967 Astro Ascendente Cia Naviera SA, Piraeus; renamed ASTROMAR
1969 Renamed ARIS
07/10/1971 Broken up
Comments: 07/10/1971: Delivered at Shanghai for breaking
07/10/1971: Broken up at Shanghai


Above photo as NIGARISTAN copyright of the Allen Nautical Collection

Above photo as ARIS is copyright Koos Riedijk