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HUTA FERRUM

HUTA FERRUM

Polish Steamship Company’s 1943 Portland (Oregon) built Liberty Ship HUTA FERRUM is seen departing from the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel on 23rd June 1971.

EX - GEROLAMO CAMPANELLA-61, ALAMAK-58, BOERHAAVE-47, GEORGE H.FLANDERS-47

She finally arrived at Sveti Kajo, near Split, on 21.7.72 for breaking

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IMO 5147171 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship / Liberty EC2-S-C1.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 134.66 / 128.87 x 17.42 mtr.
Built in 1943 by Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation Inc Portland (Ore.) U.S.A as " GEORGE H. FLANDERS " United States War Shipping Administration ( W.R. Chamberlain & Co., San Francisco (Cal.) as manager ) Washington (D.C.), U.S.A.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 7.234 / 4.358 / 10.439.
Machinery : Iron Fireman Steam Engine Triple Exp. (620, 940 & 1780 Stroke 1220) - 2.500 Ihp.
Main Boiler : 2 x Water Tube Boiler w/Superheater.

1946 Tramsferred to United States Maritime Commission ( Same manager ).Washington (D.C.) U.S.A.
1947 Sold to Staat der Nederlanden (Van Nievelt Goudriaan & Co's Stoomvaart-Maatschappij N.V. Rotterdam as manager) The Hague Netherland,renamed " BOERHAAVE ".
1947 Renamed " ALAMAK ".
1949 Sold to Van Nievelt Goudriaan & Co's Stoomvaart-Maatschappij N.V ( Same Manager ) Rotterdam Netherland.
1958 Sold to Owner / Manager Società de Navigazione Tito Campanella Genova Italy,renamed " GEROLAMO CAMPANELLA ".
1961 Sold to Government of Poland ( Polska Zegluga Morska Szczecin as manager ) Szczecin Poland,renamed " HUTA FERRUM ".

1872 BU Split Yugoslavia 21.07.




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A bit of trivia: George Flanders was a founding father of Portland (Oregon) and Portlander Matt Groening used many notable Portland names for his Simpsons characters, including Ned Flanders.
 

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