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Name: AGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/06/1936
Completed: 08/1936
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 606
Dimensions: 4734grt, 2650nrt, 376.1 x 52.7 x 23.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 63 x 45ins), 409nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 157637
History:
08/1936 Australian Steamships Pty Ltd (Howard Smith Ltd), Sydney NSW
1964 Howard Smith Industries Pty Ltd, Sydney NSW
1969 Hai Sen Navigation Ltd, Panama; renamed COLLIN ROSE
1969 Collin Navigation Co SA, Panama
17/10/1970 Wrecked
Comments: 1954: Converted from coal to oil fuel
17/10/1970: Wrecked in a typhoon in Paluan Bay, Mindoro Island on a voyage
from Manila to Dumai with cement, broke in three prior to 20/10/1970.


Above photos as AGE copyright of Allan Green