You are information is about an earlier Manchester Challange, Shipmate. The 1968 ship was the first of four container ships built by Smiths Dock to fit the Manchester Ship Canal. She was in fact the first container ship to be built in Britain. Unfortunately she was too small with too fine lines to be economic. She could only carry 502 TEUs, whereas the Second Manchester Challange carried 1556.shipmate17 said:Hi,
Manchester Challenge.1968.12,039grt.19.5.knots.renamed Ocean Container in 1979.Hung Fu in 1989.MSC Susanna in 1989.Swan.1. in 1992.scrapped Alang 1993.