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Name: ALEXANDROS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/11/1958
Completed: 01/1959
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 598
Dimensions: 9735grt, 5600nrt, 499.3 x 63.3.x 30.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm), 7800bhp
Engines by: Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1959 Alemat Cia Naviera SA, Piraeus
1974 Cascada Maritime SA, Panama; renamed HONG HOI
1978 New Handsome SS Co Ltd, Panama; renamed FU THONG
12/1981 Broken up
Comments: 11/12/1981: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Yu Horng Steel & Iron Co


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums