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Athel Line Ships

 

Athelmere

3 ships of this name

 

1 SS ATHELMERE ( 1922 1934 )

ON 145987

Built 1914 Wm. Doxford, Sunderland

For Sigval Bergesen, Stavanger
as BREIFOND
5656grt 390ft x 53ft
1922 ATHELMERE
1934 January Sold and Broken up at Barrow in Furmess

 

Athelmere(1)

 

2 SS ATHELMERE ( 1936 1950 )

1918 Built as Tanker WAR RAJPUT

8,340 grt 400ft x 53ft

Shipping Controller, British Tanker Co manager

1920 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co, London

1922 CONIA same owner

1925 ATHELBEACH, British Molasses Co

1926 United Molasses Co, London

1930 REALF Odd Berg, Oslo

1931 Ronneberg & Geltung, Oslo

1936 ATHELMERE (2), United Molasses Co, London

1951 ALEXANDROS, Mageolia Naviera, Panama

1959 Myrrinella Naviera, Panama

1964 Scrapped at Split.

 

Athelmere (2)

Athelmere (2)

 

3 MV ATHELMERE ( 1954 )

Built 1954 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn

For Athel Line Ltd.

CallSign MSJZ

7524 grt

Yard Nr 725

Registered : Liverpool

459ft x 61ft 2ins x 25ft 6.5ins

Engines : Oil 2SA 4Cyl 670 x 2320mm

Twin screw

Arrived at Faslane on the Gareloch, Scotland, 11 March 1969 for demolition.

Sister ship to Athelstane (1955).

 

Athelmere(3)

 

Photograph by Joe McMillan

 

 

Raymond Forward