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  1. New Zealand Star

    New Zealand Star

  2. Buenos Aires Star

    Buenos Aires Star

  3. Australia Star

    Australia Star

    Australia Star 24 model - limited edition
  4. Australia Star

    Australia Star

    61 cm - model Australia Star - available
  5. Blue Star Line

    Blue Star Line

    'A' Class liner - single berth cabin
  6. Fremantle Star at King George V lock entrance c. 1961

    Fremantle Star at King George V lock entrance c. 1961

    Another grainy photo taken in my teens. Just wish i had a decent camera back then.
  7. Blue Star Line ship= NEWCASTLE STAR

    Blue Star Line ship= NEWCASTLE STAR

    An old cutting with an Alexandra tug just getting into the shot.
  8. Orwell Star

    Orwell Star

    Orwell Star, one of three Blue Star Line coasters Built: 1955, Scheepswerf J.G.Bijlholt, Foxhol, Holland Tonnage: 495grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1955: Built as Julia-Anna for E.Smid(Carabeka mgrs) 1963: Sold to Blue Star Line, r/n 'Orwell Star' 1965: R/n 'Orwell' 1968: Sold to Wm Coe & Co(Bo
  9. Padova Star

    Padova Star

    Padova Star Built: 1956, Deutsche Werft Aktiengesellschaft, Hanburg Tonnage: 4,705grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1956: Built as 'Parthenon' for Afrikanische Frucht-Compagnie Laeisz & Co 1964: Sold to Blue Star Line, r/n 'Padova Star' 1966: Sold to Calmedia S.p.A. di Navigazione, Italy, r/n 'Cala
  10. Pacific Star (II)

    Pacific Star (II)

    Pacific Star (II) Built: Bethlehem Fairfiels Shipyard, Baltimore, Ohio, USA Tonnage: 7,259grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1944: Launched as 'Samnid' for American War Sg Admin 1947: Bought by Blue Star Line, r/n 'Pacific Star' 1951: Transferred to Lamport and Holt, r/n 'Lalande'. Sold after a few weeks to
  11. Oregon Star (II)

    Oregon Star (II)

    Oregon Star (II) Built: 1944, New England SB Co, Portland, Maine, USA Tonnage: 7,283grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1944: Launched as 'Samannan' for American War Sg Admin 1947: Bought by Blue Star Line, r/n 'Oregon Star' 1952: Transferred to Lamport and Holt, r/n 'Laplace' 1953: Sold to San Panteleimon C
  12. Oregon Star (III)

    Oregon Star (III)

    Oregon Star (III) Built: 1942, Chas Connell & Co, Scotstoun Tonnage: 7,018grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1942: Built as 'Empire Geraint' for M.O.T. 1946: bought by Lamport & Holt, r/n 'Millais' 1952: Transferred to Blue Star Line, r/n 'Oregon Star' 1954: Sold to Iris Shipping & T
  13. Brisbane Star

    Brisbane Star

    Snapshot of 'Brisbane Star' arriving Lyttelton, c.1950's. Maierform bow by courtesy of repair from a torpedo hit in a Malta Convoy. Brisbane Star Built: 1936, Cammell, Laird and Co, Birkenhead Tonnage: 12,791grt Owners: Union Cold Storage(BSL managers) 1963: Sold to Margalante Cia Nav S.A. Panama, r
  14. New Zealand Star (I)

    New Zealand Star (I)

    Snapshot of New Zealand Star in her pre WWII livery, departing Dunedin? New Zealand Star Built: 1935 Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 12,436grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1967: Broken up Japan.
  15. Norman Star (I1) 1939

    Norman Star (I1) 1939

    Norman Star (I1) Built: 1939 Burmeister and Wain, Copenhagen Tonnage: 3,022grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1939: Launched as 'Mosdale' for A/S Mosvold Sg Co 1954: Sold to Blue Star Line, r/n 'Albion Star' 1954: Transferred to Lamport and Holt, r/n 'Balzac' 1959: R/n 'Carroll' 1960: To Blue Star Line, r/
  16. Norman Star (I) 1919

    Norman Star (I) 1919

    Norman Star Built: 1919 Dunlop, Bremner & Co, Glasgow Tonnage: 6,817grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1919: Launched as 'Almeda' for Almeda SSCo(BSL mgrs), completed as 'Normanstar', for Normanstar SSCo(BSL mgrs). 1920: Transferred to Union Cold Storage Co 1929: R/n 'Norman Star' 1950: Broken up Bl
  17. New Zealand Star (IV)

    New Zealand Star (IV)

    New Zealand Star (IV) Built: 1971 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack Tonnage: 19,095gt Owners: Blue Star Line 1971: Built as 'Columbia Star' 1986: R/n 'Mandama', Austasia Line 1992: R/n 'New Zealand Star' 1998: Broken up, Chittagong.
  18. New Zealand Star (III)

    New Zealand Star (III)

    New Zealand Star (III) Built: 1978 Smith's Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough Tonnage: 17,082grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1986: Lengthened and widened, 22,635gt 1991: R/n 'Argentina Star'(II) 2002: Broken up Jiangyin.
  19. New Zealand Star (II)

    New Zealand Star (II)

    New Zealand Star (II) as built Built: 1967 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack Tonnage: 11,300grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1977: Converted to container ship, r/n 'Wellington Star' 1993: Broken up Chittagong.
  20. New Zealand Star (I)

    New Zealand Star (I)

    New Zealand Star (I) Built: 1935, Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 10,740grt Owners: Blue Star Line 1967: Broken up Kure, Japan.
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