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Name: ATLANTIC CONVEYOR
Type: Container Ship / RORO
Launched: 12/07/1984
Completed: 01/1985
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 121
Dimensions: 36281dwt, 25301grt, 12993nrt, 233.61 x 32.26 x 20.25metres;
(1987: 44988dwt, 276.10metres)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (900 x 2180mm), 23791bhp
Engines by: John G Kincaid Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 18.0knots; thrusters fwd & aft
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 704464
History:
01/1985 Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd (ACL, managers), Liverpool
08/10/2017 Broken up
Comments: Designed so she could be used by the military in emergency situations.
Provided with a road-portable flight deck to be fitted into the container guides.
1987: Lengthened at Trafalgar House / Scott-Lithgow, Port Glasgow
08/10/2017: Arrived at Alang for breaking up


Above photo is courtesy of Gary Young

Above photo is copyright of Tony Ecclestone

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo, with flight deck fitted, is courtesy of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo shows ATLANTIC CONVEYOR in dock for lengthening. Photo is copyright of Paul Strathdee

Above photo shows ATLANTIC CONVEYOR on the Clyde after lengthening. Photo is copyright of Paul Strathdee

Above photo is copyright of Tom Cux

Above photo is copyright of Shaun Jones

Above photo is copyright of Ron Mapplebeck

Above photo is copyright of Ron Mapplebeck

Above photo showing ATLANTIC CONVEYOR leaving Liverpool on her last voyage is copyright of Phil Owen

Above photo showing ATLANTIC CONVEYOR leaving Liverpool on her last voyage is copyright of Phil Owen

Above photo showing ATLANTIC CONVEYOR leaving Liverpool on her last voyage is copyright of Phil Owen

Above photo shows ATLANTIC CONVEYOR at Alang