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Port Denison

Harrisons (Clyde) Ltd, long time charter to Port Line

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The "Port Denison" was originally laid down by her Swedish builders for the Norwegian firm of Skibs A/S Lise. Launched as the "Fair Lady" during June 1959, the vessel was sold while fitting out in October of that year to Dornock Shipping Company (managed by Harrisons) and renamed "Vimeira". She bore this name until taken up on time charter by the Port Line in 1960.
 

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I have an old shipmate that was on her (as Port Denison) and he happens to visit for a reunion this week!
Built 1959 by Ekensbergs varv, Stockholm
8.956 brt, 12.860 tdw. 147,8 x 18,7 x 9,1 m.
Single 2-stroke B&W-diesel type 662-VTBF-140. 6300 bhk. 15 knots.
Fair Lady, W. Holter Sörensen och A/S Lise, Oslo.
Sold to Dornoch Sh. Co Ltd (Harrisons Clyde), Glasgow. Vimeira.
1960 renamed Port Denison charter by Port Line.
1965 renamed Vimeira again.
1965 sold to A Johnson & Co Handels AB, Stockholm.
1966 renamed Star Altair Johnson Line Far East trade.
1978 sold to Laertis Sh. Corp., Pireus. Renamed Laertis.
1983 Laid up in Drapetzona, Pireus.
1983 Sold to Genesis Sh. Corp., Valletta, Malta.
1984 Sold to Contessa Sh. SA, Pireus. Renamed Tessa.
1986, 23/2, Gadani Beach.
 

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they always look the business those Port Line ships, true class.
 

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