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Athel Line Ships
2 ships of this name
Built 1930 Furness SB. Co, Haverton Hill-on-Tees, Middlesbrough
For United Molasses Co. (Athel Line), London.
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.
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.
774ft 9ins x 105ft 10ins
sold to Curlew Navigation Co, Hong Kong renamed WILL ADAMS.
Later names KIMOLOS and MABROUK.
No later details known.
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