PORT SYDNEY in SAFMARINE livery
Any details of period of charter welcome.
Many thanks for member johnao for details;
"....Port Sydney did a one voyage charter to Safmarine between August 69 and Oct. 69, comm. in Liverpool and as far as I was concerned as Mate, ending in London. "
MV Port Sydney departing Dunedin in 1960's.
Built 1955 by Swan Hunter 10166 GRT
Sold to Greeks in 1972 and rebuilt as a passenger ship to have a long and successful career , however her looks were not improved.
1972 renamed Akrotiri Express still as a cargo ship and emerged in 1974 as Daphne a
In her original guise, the "Port Sydney"at Lyttelton in July 1962. Completed by Swan Hunter in 1955 I believe she is currently trading as the cruise ship "Princess Danae" but will presumably be legislated out of existence in 2010.