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Name: ADRASTUS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1953
Completed: 12/1953
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 134
Dimensions: 7859grt, 4573nrt, 9300dwt, 487.2 x 62.4 x 28.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, B&W type, 2SCSA, 7cyl (750 x 1500mm), 7000bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185477
History:
12/1953 Ocean SS Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1960 NV Stoomvaart Maats ‘Oceaan’, Amsterdam
1975 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1978 Rhodeswell Shipping Co SA, Cyprus; renamed ANASSA
05/1981 Broken up
Comments: 12/05/1981: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Gulf Trading Agency


Above photo copyright of John Wiltshire

Above photo copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo showing her under charter to Elder Dempster copyright of Keith Wood