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Name: FRED CHRISTENSEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/04/1948
Completed: 07/1948
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 558
Dimensions: 4697grt, 2548nrt, 405.9 x 60.4 x 23.9ft
Engines: C4cyl (17.75, 17.75 & 42.5, 42.5 x 38.75ins)
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1948 Skibs A/S Aino (CH Sørensen & Sønner), Arendal
1955 Syener S Müller’s Rederi (SM Müller), Bergen
1964 Dardanos Shipping & Trading Corporation (Elias Constantinou), Monrovia
1964 Renamed HERA
05/1974 Broken up
Comments: 30/05/1974: Arrived at Pasajes for breaking up
05/1974: Broken up by Desguaces Industriales SA


Above photo as FRED CHRISTENSEN is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as FRED CHRISTENSEN is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as FRED CHRISTENSEN is copyright of the Gulliford Collection

Above photo as HERA is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield