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ARALUEN

Inward-bound for London and changing pilots off Gravesend in June, 1971
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Tonnages: 9,593 gross register; 13,126 deadweight.
Owned by Australind Steam Shipping Co Ltd, with Trinder, Anderson & Co Ltd, London as managers.
Built 1958 by Smith's Dock Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough as hull no. 1250 and propelled by a Hawthorn Leslie-built, six-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed piston Doxford 67LB5 of 5,500 bhp, which provided a service speed of 14 knots.
1973-TAI SHAN; 1977-ROCKFERRY; 1982-to breakers at Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
 

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IMO 5021592 , Dead,
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Loa x Beam - 143.0 x 18.5 mtr.
Built in 1958 by Smith's Dock Company Ltd South Bank and Stockton Middlesbrough United Kingdom as " ARALUEN " for Australind Steam Shipping Co. (Trinder, Anderson & Co Ltd London as manager) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 8.485 / 4.825 / 11,000.
Main Engine : Hawthorn Leslie 2T 6.Cyl (670 x 2320mm) Opposed Piston Doxford 67LB5 - 5.500 bhp.

1966 Lengthened Loa / Lpp 160.1/151.4 mtr. 6545/11697 open shelterdeck, 9609/12919 closed shelterdeck).


1973 Sold to Tai Shan Shipping Co Mogadishu Somalia,renamed " TAI SHAN ".
1977 Rockferry Shipping SA Panama City Panama,renamed " ROCKFERRY ".

1982 arrived 26/10 at Kaohsiung Taiwan for breaking.




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