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  1. Geelong Star--weird!

    Geelong Star Built: 1945 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,462grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1945: Built as 'Defoe' for Lamport and Holt 1954: To Blue Star Line, r/n 'Geelong Star' 1958: To Lamport and Holt, r/n 'Defoe' 1966: Sold, r/n 'Argolis Star' 1969: Broken up Shanghai.
  2. California Star (II)

    California Star (II), Auckland Harbour. Built: 1945 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,577grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1945: Built as 'Empire Clarendon' for M.O.W.T. 1947: Purchased by Blue Star Line, r/n 'Tuscan Star' 1948: R/n 'Timaru Star' 1958: R/n 'California Star' 1969: Broken up, Kaohsiung.
  3. Nellore (II)

    Nellore (II) somewhere in NZ Built: 1945 J.L.Thompson, North Sands Tonnage: 9,895grt Owners: Eastern and Australian Line 1945: Built as 'Empire Joy' for M.O.W.T. 1946: Sold tp E and A, r/n 'Nellore' 1966: Sold to W.H.Eddie Hsu, r/n 'Oriana' 1966: Damaged by fire at Kaohsiung, 31.12.1966 1967: Broken
  4. Triadic 1945

    Triadic (II) at Fremantle. Built: 1945 West Coast Shipbuilding, Vancouver B.C. Tonnage: 7,611grt Owners: British Phosphate Commission 1945: Built as repair ship 'Dungeness' for Royal Navy 1947: Sold to Pacific Shipowners, Fiji, r/n 'Levuka' 1948: Sold to British Phosphate Commission, r/n 'Triadic' 1
  5. Weybank (I)

    Weybank (I) Built: 1945 Wm Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 7,368grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1962: Silver Moon 1968: Broken up, Kaohsiung.
  6. Shielbank

    Shielbank Built: 1945 Wm Gray, West Hartlepool Tonnage: 7,318grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1945: Built as Empire Takoradi for M.O.W.T. 1948: Shielbank 1956: Asteropes 1964: Broken up, La Spezia.
  7. Moraybank (I)

    Moraybank (I) Built: 1945 Wm Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 7,307grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1962: Ardrowan 1968: Tetrarch 1969: Broken up, Hong Kong.
  8. Meadowbank (I)

    Meadowbank (I) Built: 1945 Wm Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 7,307grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1963: Hsing Yung 1968: Broken up, Kaohsiung.
  9. Lochybank

    Lochybank Built: 1945 Short Bros, Sunderland Tonnage: 7,320grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1945: Built as Empire Honduras for M.O.W.T. 1946: Chartered to Bank Line 1948: Lochybank 1954: Stad Haarlem 1963: Union Fair 1969: Broken up, Kaohsiung.
  10. Etivebank

    Etivebank Built: 1945 Bartram and Sons, South Dock Tonnage: 7,320grt Owners: Bank Line Ltd 1945: Built as Empire Aden for M.O.W.T. 1948: Etivebank 1955: Alcyone Fortune 1958: Northern Venture 1967: Wrecked 9.6.1967.
  11. Willomee

    Willomee Built: 1945 Commonwealth Govt Shipyard, Hobart, Tasmania Tonnage: 304grt Owners: Pearl Kasper Shipping Co, Nelson Serviced NZ coast for various companies from 1950-67. 1967: Sprang a leak on 22 June, taken in tow by tug 'Herekino', but sank on June 23, 1967.
  12. Tainui

    Tainui heading down Otago Harbour. Tainui Built: 1945 Kalmar Varv, Kalmar, Sweden Tonnage: 555grt Owners: Northern Steamship Co, Auckland 1945: Built as Vestria for O.M.Thore of Johnstrop, Sweden 1949: Bought by Northern SSCo, r/n Tainui 1965: Sold to Suh Lee Kom of Mayfair Rubber Co, Singapore, r/n
  13. Rakaia (III) at Timaru

    Rakaia at Timaru--a Christmas photo-card, pre 1967. Sorry about poor quality of photo--'raised' pixels Rakaia Built: 1945 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,213grt Owners: NZ Shipping Co 1945: Built as Empire Abercorn for MOWT 1946: Acquired by NZSCo, r/n 'Rakaia' 1950: Converted to carry 38 cade
  14. Heathmore (III)

    Heathmore built to a war-built design(C1-M-AV1), which would have looked quite smart if only a decent funnel had been fitted. Heathmore Built: 1945 Consolidated Steel, Wilmington, California Tonnage: 3,834grt Owners: Johnson and Warren Lines(Furness Withy) 1945: Built as Hickory Mount for MOWT 1948:
  15. Baltrader (II)

    Bought at second-hand shop. Says on the back 'Ex German Hansa 'A' class.' Taken August 1951, London. Baltrader Built: 1945 Deutsche Werft, Finkenwarder Tonnage: 1,967grt Owners: United Baltic Corporation Ltd, London 1945: Built as Betzdorf 1945: Empire Gaffer 1947: Baltrader 1952: Baltic Fir 1956: A
  16. Vilja (IV)

    Vilja at Auckland c.1950's Vilja Built: 1945 Gotaverken, Gothenburg Tonnage: 5,276grt Owners: H.Ditlev-Simonsen and Co, Norway 1961: Bingo 1969: Silver Hope 1974: Broken up Kaohsiung.
  17. Rakaia (III) at Auckland

    Rakaia at Auckland, c.1950's. At anchor, with lots of maintenance going on. No 2 port lifeboat not in the picture. Rakaia Built: 1945 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,563grt Owners: New Zealand Shipping Co 1945: Built as Empire Abercorn fot MOWT 1946: Rakaia 1971: Broken up, Hong Kong.
  18. Rakaia (III) arriving Auckland

    My favourite shot of Rakaia, steaming up Auckland Harbour, some time in the late 1960's. Probably taken from the top of Mt. Victoria, Devonport. Rakaia Built: 1945 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 8,563grt Owners: New Zealand Shipping Co(Federal SN funnel) 1945: Built as Empire Abercorn for MOWT
  19. Trevean (IV) at Auckland

    Taken at Auckland c. 1950's Trevean Built: 1945 Doxford, Pallion Yard Tonnage: 7,312grt Owners: Hain Steamship Co 1945: Built as Empire Tilbury for MOWT 1946: Trevean 1963: East Lion 1964: Kawana 1966: Fire and beached near Chittagong, 4.6.1966.
  20. Esso Nyborg

    From a number of Esso postcards bought at second-hand shop Esso Nyborg Built: 1945 Burmeister and Wain A/S, Kobenhavn Tonnage: 9,949grt/14,785dwt Owners: Esso(Denmark) 1962: Mark Slavin 1963: January 5: Wrecked Recife 1963: Broken up at La Spezia.
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