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Old 27th August 2016, 11:57
mikekhh mikekhh is offline  
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Tronto pre City of La Spezia

Crew Lists – Tronto pre City of La Spezia
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Brief History
Launched 16 October 1970
Completed January 1971
Builders A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle
Engined NV Werkspoor, Amsterdam
Engine Details Single acting 4 stroke 6 cylinder oil engine to controllable pitch propeller
Single acting 4 stroke 6 cylinder single reduction geared engine to controllable pitch propeller
TEU 124
Sisters Minho (City of Milan (II)), Tagus (City of Lisbon (I)), Tamega (City of Genoa (II)), Tormes (City of Oporto (I)), Tua (City of Florence (IV)), Tiber (City of Naples (II)), Mondego (City of Venice (IV))

She was one of the Hustler class of 17 of which 15 were built in the Netherlands and 2 in Spain, owned by Sea Containers Inc., New York; proprietor JB Sherwood and placed on demise charter with Ellerman & Papayanni, General Steam Nav. Co., and Currie
When full containerisation came to Ellerman’s Iberian Peninsula and Mediterranean services in 1970, eight “Hustler” class container ships were chartered from Sea Containers Ltd. At first they were given names of rivers
First Master was RE Whittle
She entered service in February 1971
1974 renamed City of La Spezia
1978 the delivery of the five ships of the larger and faster C/o Plymouth class released the eight Hustler class which all came off charter contract; they were released back to Sea Containers Inc. As each charter contract ended, although the Owners took back the unexpired portions of some
1979 handed back to Sea Containers Chartering Ltd., Liverpool
Renamed Tronto (DH)(MSI)
1979 sold to Atlantic Intrepid Ltd, Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Renamed Atlantic Intrepid
1983 sold to Bahia Shipping Ltd., Grand Cayman
Renamed Hybur Intrepid
December 1997 renamed Island Intrepid
06 August 2010 in The Caribbean


European Officers and POs On Board: 01 March 1971
Master: SM Threlkeld
Chief Officer: GK Smith
2nd Officer: WF Oxford
Ch. Engineer: IB Goldie
2nd Engineer: G. Hunt
3rd Engineer: A. Corlett
Bosun: P. Davies
Cook / Steward: R. Wilson

European Officers and POs On Board: 30 December 1971
Master: J. Hodson
Chief Officer: R. Cosgrove
2nd Officer: P. McArdle
Ch. Engineer: R. Griffiths
2nd Engineer: AA Syed
3rd Engineer: P. Mohan
Bosun: T. O’Leary
Cook / Steward: P. Henderson

European Officers and POs On Board: 04 April 1972
Master: SE Whipp
Chief Officer: W. Nightingale
2nd Officer: H. Holmes
Ch. Engineer: IB Goldie
2nd Engineer: T. Kettley
3rd Engineer: A. Corlett
Bosun: A. Chilton
Cook / Steward: R. Wilson

European Officers and POs On Board: 25 April 1973
Master: R. Liversidge
Chief Officer: R. Pennington
2nd Officer: R. Taylor
Ch. Engineer: R. Griffiths
2nd Engineer: D. Low
3rd Engineer: J. Walsh
Cook / Steward: J. McMahon
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