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Veryr ex Falstria
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DLongly



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The former East Asiatic Co Ltd passenger ship Falstria, built 1941 by Nabskov Skibsvaerft - after her sale for further service elsewhere

6,993 gross tons, 653 foot x 63 foot with a speed of 15 knots
· Date: Thu, 9 February 12 · Views: 312
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TommyRob

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Thu, 9 February 12 13:35

Stunningly elegant ships and forever amongst my favourites. What a sight coming up river with fine show of flags and attendant tugs.
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Scurdie
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Thu, 9 February 12 14:19

Name on bow has only 5 letters and looks like VERYR.
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Bno
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Thu, 9 February 12 14:35

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IMO 5511231.
Ship Type : General Cargo/Passenger Ship.
build in 1941 by A/S Nakskov Skibsvearft Nakskov Denmark as " FALSTRIA " for A/S Det Östasiatiske Kompagni Copenhagen Denmark.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 6.993 / 4.234 / 8.400.
Main Engine : B&W 662WF-120/40 - 5.880 bhp.

1941 Comleted and laid up due to WWII.
1945 Delivered to Owner.
1964 Sold to Embajada Navigation Cie SA Piraeus Greece.renamed " VETYR ".
1964 BU Onomichi Japan.
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pafecru

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Thu, 9 February 12 15:01

Not a very long service with the Greeks......

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DLongly

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Thu, 9 February 12 16:24

Thanks gentlemen for your comments and information about the re-naming and further employment of the ship. Derek

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rd77
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Mon, 13 February 12 10:01

Perhaps she just made one trip as the VETYR, straight to the scrapyard?
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