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Athel Line Ships



2 ships of this name



GSN  20007805

ON  161142  

Built 1930  Furness SB. Co, Haverton Hill-on-Tees, Middlesbrough

For  United Molasses Co. (Athel Line), London.

8,881 grt

475ft 3ins x 63ft 3ins

Twin screw, 11 knots

Sailed US Gulf ports and Caribbean; occasional voyages Dutch East Indies.

1957 sold to Fleet Operators Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia renamed FLEET TANK.

1959 scrapped at Osaka.



Athelregent (1)



An Appeal : Tom Collins is seeking any information at all, as well as a photograph, of his brother. His brother’s name is Martin Oliver Collins (3rd Officer) lost overboard from the

MV Athelregent on her maiden voyage from Japan May 1965/6. 

Please write to the email address below.

Built 1965 by Uddevalavarvet A/B, Uddevala, Sweden.

For Athel Line.

35,395 grt

774ft 9ins x 105ft 10ins

Twin screw

1977 sold to Curlew Navigation Co, Hong Kong renamed WILL ADAMS.
Later names KIMOLOS and MABROUK.

No later details known.

Athelregent (2)




Raymond Forward


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