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Name: VAN DER DUYN
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/05/1914
Completed: 07/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 961
Dimensions: 3299grt, 2005nrt, 331.1 x 45.2 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 63 x 39ins), 440nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
07/1914 Wambersie & Zoon, Rotterdam
1917 Sibria SS Corporation, New York; renamed SAGUA
1919 Atlantic Fruit Company, New York
1923 Cuyamel Fruit Company, New York
1924 Renamed CUYAMPA; registered at Puerto Cortes
1929 Mayan SS Corporation (United Fruit Company), Puerto Cortes
1935 United Fruit SS Corporation, New York; renamed SAGUA
1940 Mayan SS Corporation (United Fruit Company), Tela
1943 Empresa Hondurena de Vapores (United Fruit Company), Tela
1946 Maritime Transport & Trading Co SA, Tela; renamed GALILEA
1949 Cia Anon Transp Panamericanos (Ballestrero, Tuena & Canepa), Panama
09/1957 Broken up
Comments: 09/1957: Broken up at La Spezia


Photo as VAN DER DUYN courtesy of Reinier van de Wetering

Photo as GALILEA courtesy of David Asprey