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Rui Amaro

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Portuguese Pass/cargo Liner PATRIA; imo 5271666/ oficial no. G 495/ call sign CSLX/ 161,8m loa/ 154,67m lpp/ 20,83m beam/ 13,41m depth/ 8.56m draught/ 13.196gt/ 7.805nt/ 10.743dwt/ 19.173dtons/ 5 holds with 11.234m3 and 400m3 refrigerated cargo/ Engines: 2 sets of Parsons steam turbines, with 13,200shp at 116rpm/ twin screw/ 17kn/ 798pax (114 - 1st, 160 - 2nd, 118 -3th, 406 -3th supplement)/ Crew 167; 27/12/1947 completed by John Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow, for Companhia Colonial de Navegação, Lisbon, for its Portuguese West/East Africa service; 28/12/1947 outbound from Clyde commanded by captain Americo Martins Verdades, with 62pax, employees and guests of the owner, including Mr. Bernardino Correia, general manager; 01/01/1948 entering Lisbon for the first time; 22/01/1948 sailed for Leixões where she was embarking passengers and general cargo, between 23 to 25/01/1948; 26/01/1948 the PATRIA left Lisbon on her maiden voyage to Funchal, Sao Tome , Luanda , Lobito , Moçamedes , Cape Town , where she remained for the 17/02 to 18/03/1948 with the generators out of work when she sailed for Lourenço Marques, Beira in Mozambique; 30/04/1948 returning to Lisbon with 600 passengers; second trip to Africa, as from 22/05 to 10/07/1948, was made in 49 days, and considered a record; 08/05/1948 the PATRIA left Lisbon instead of SERPA PINTO, as a special trip to Brazil, with calls at Funchal, São Vicente of Cape Verde, Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and Santos; 04/09/1948 returning to the Tagus; 01 and 02/1956 she made two trips Lisbon-Luanda-Lobito; 08/04/1956 a new trip to Brazil, with the same itinerary of 1948; 09/07/1956, a trip to Central America, as from Lisbon to Vigo , Funchal , Tenerife , La Guaira , Curacao , Kingston and Havana; 1958, conditioned air was installed in all the dependencies of the ship; 20/04/1962 the PATRIA was chartered to the Ministry of the Army, and outbound from Mozambique to Karachi, where she embarked the Portuguese troops prisoners of Indian Union in the ex Portuguese state of India (Goa, Damão and Diu) for Lisbon via Suez; 60’s/70’s she made several trips to Portuguese territories of Africa transporting troops am war equipment; 25/09/1971, President Banda of Malawi lunch onboard the liner docked in Nacala; 17/03 to 11/05/1973 the PATRIA made out her last regular trip to Africa; 1/06/1973 she sailed from Lisbon by the last time for Leixões, Luanda, Lobito and Lourenço Marques and thence she sailed for Kaohsiung (Taiwan), where he arrived on 01/08/1973, being scrapped by Shun Chi Hwa Co.; 06/08/1973 register canceled.
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Keywords: Pátria
Source of Image, If not your own: Owner's post card - painter Gordon Ellis - My collection
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