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ATLAS

Launched by Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson at Southwick on 1 November 1929 for A. Stott and Co. She was launched as Hopedene, a 4010 ton triple expansion steamer with a 19 knot service speed.
She was sold to J. Robinson and Sons in 1938 and saw out the war as Photinia and as such was purc

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That looks like 14 Shed , Greenland dock , Surrey Docks. Think those cranes were somethign like 3 tonnes max.
 

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14 shed it is Stumps - the regular berth for Lykes Lines prewar.
A nice evocative photo Stuart - thanks for posting.
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Stan
 

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IMO 5029790 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp 111.1 x Beam - 15.5 mtr.
Built in 1929 by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Southwick Sunderland United Kingdom as " HOPEDENE " for Hopemount Shipping Co Ltd ( A.Stott & Co Ltd Necastle as manager ) Newcastle-upon-Tyne United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 4.010 / 2.557 / 6.750
Machinery : Triple Exp.Steam Engine (24-39-65 x Stoke 45 in) - 338 nhp.
Main Boiler : 2 x Steam Boiler.

1938 Sold to Stage Line Ltd (J.Robinson & Son North Shields as manager ) North Shields United Kingdom,renamed " PHOTINIA ".
1948 Converted from coal to oil burning.
1950 Sold to Rederi AB Asta ( Arthur Andersson Mariehamn as manager ) Mariehamn Åland Finland,renamed " ATLAS ".
1955 New manager : Leenart Karlsson Mariehamn Åland Finland.
1968 Sold to Compania de Naviare Pinares SA (Nello Patella Venice Italy as manager ) Mogadiscio Somalia.

1974 BU Sveti Kajo Split Croatia Yugoslavia.




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