Bulk carrier YARRA RIVER nearing completion at BHP Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla, South Australia. Yard no. 45 built for the Australian National Line (ANL). Launched 10 January 1970 by Mrs D. Bell. The last of four sisters built for Australian ore/coal trades. The others were DARLING R
Bulk carrier MUSGRAVE RANGE (yard #38) on slipway. Launched 9 June 1964 by Dr. Ruth Birrell, completed 6 Nov 1964. Built by BHP Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla, South Australia for Australian National Line (ANL) to serve Australian ore and coal trades of the day. The first of two sisters
Builders photo of Australian National Line bulk carrier Darling River on sea trials. Date: 10 May 1966. Built by BHP Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla, South Australia. Launched 14 Dec 1965 and at that time the largest Australian-built vessel and the first of four sister ships built by BHP
ANL's Bulk Carrier Australian Prospector departing Newcastle NSW with coal in the late 1980's.
Completed 1976-12 by Blohm and Voss, Initially laid up in Norway before entering service.
Sold to Cosco in 1990 renamed Diamond Sea
Sold for demolition in China 1999