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Oreosa

Oreosa one of six small ore carriers for Ore Carriers Ltd part of the Houlder Bros.

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hi barny is she one of [wm-grays]
ex podgorica
ex oreosa star
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terry music man
 

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This was my first ship, joined December 1961 did three trips Pepel, Narvik, Monrovia.
 

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Lovely photo of her waiting in the Mersey, ready for berthing into Alfred Lock, Birkenhead.

Oreosa - Ore Carrier - Built Hartlepool 1954 - IMO:5264649.
Gross Tonnage:6856 - Deadweight:9258 - LOA:130.1 Metres - Beam:17.4 Metres.
Owners:Ore Carriers Ltd, London.

Sold 1971 renamed Oreosa Star.
Sold 1973 renamed Mariluck.
Sold 1974 renamed Podgorica.
Sold 1988 renamed Almadon.

Broken Up at Alang 1989.

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Keith
 

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Correct me if I'm wrong but were'nt this class known as 'Workington' types as they were the max. size for the dock at Workington and getting over the Bar?
 

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