Saturday, December 29, 2012
the Wellington Star 2
Three ships carried the name Wellington Star. Info from bluestarline.org
Built: John Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank, Scotland
Dimensions: 522.2 x 72.7 x 37.1 feet
Tonnage: Gross: 11,994 Net: 7342
Propulsion: Two 6-Cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. Doxford oil engines by shipbuilders, driving twin screws
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Liner
Launched: 07/05/1952 (Yard N. 670) as Wellington Star for Blue Star Line Ltd.
Sold: 1976 to Broadbay Shipping Co. Ltd., Panama and renamed Hawkes Bay. Converted into a livestock carrier at Singapore.
Sold: 1979 to Nan Kwan Steel & Iron Co. Ltd., Taiwan and arrived at Kaohsiung to be broken up.
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