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Name: ANAX
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/12/1954
Completed: 03/1955
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 581
Dimensions: 8519grt, 4963nrt, 472.6 x 61.3 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 76 x 48ins) + LP turbine, 4600ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1955 Anax Shipping Co SA, Monrovia
1960 Transferred to Greek flag registered at Piraeus
1970 Maldives Shipping Ltd, Male; renamed MALDIVE NAVIGATOR
1974 Cia de Nav Amita SA, Panama; renamed AMITA
06/1979 Broken up
Comments: 28/06/1979: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up
08/03/1980: Work commenced by Pakistan Molasses Co


Above photo as ANAX copyright of City of Vancouver Archives, Walter E Frost Collection

Above photo as AMITA copyright of Anthony Frost

Above photo as AMITA copyright of Anthony Frost