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EMERALD STAR, buit 1948 as FRANCISVILLE, then 64 SUNNY PRINCE - 68 OCEAN PRINCE - 71 OCEAN KING - 71 EMERALD STAR. Broken up Kaohsiung in 1977.
Seen arriving at Avonmouth.
· Date: Fri, 20 August 10 · Views: 381
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Keywords: EMERALD STAR
Source of Image, If not your own: Emerald Star
Location Photo was taken: Avonmouth
Date photo was taken: 1970s
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Bno
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Sat, 21 August 10 01:29

IMO 5119650.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Build in 1948 by Framnes Mekaniske Verksted Sandefjord Norway as " Francisville " for Skips A/S Siljestad ( A.F.Klaveness & Co A/S as manager ) Oslo Norway..
Was under construction for A.F.Klaveness & Co A/S Oslo when WW2 started,construction ceased in 1943.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 6.087 / 3.657 / 9.027.
Main Engine : Sulzer - 2 x 3.325 bhp.

1963 Sold to Olaf Pedersens Rederi A/S Oslo Norway,renamed " Sunny Prince ".
1968 Sold to Republic S.S Co SA (Ocean Freighting & Brokerage Corp New York NY USA as manager) Monrovia Liberia,renamed " Ocean Prince ".
1971 Sold to mandarin Steam Ship Co SA ( Star Line Ltd (Hong Kong) Monrovia Liberia as manager ) Monrovia Liberia,renemed " Ocean King ".
1971 Renamed " Emerald Star ".
1976 Sold/Transferred to Mandarin Steam Ship Co SA Panama City Panama.
1977 BU Kaohsiung Taiwan.
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Sat, 21 August 10 10:18

She looks like an old Wilhelmsen ship. Same style.

Alec.
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Sat, 21 August 10 14:04

Bno- Thanks for the extra info. I had not realised that her construction was interrupted by the war and that her origins are well before her launch date
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