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Formed 1st January 1957, via The Australian Coastal Shipping Commission (ACSC), itself established by an Act of Parliament on the 1st October 1956, to take over and manage vessels previously under the control of the Australian Shipping Board.
With a new livery on the existing vessels transferred as well as those newly built since this Line's formation, a new vision of Australian coastal shipping came into force
As at March 1957 40 vessels had been transferred, whilst two were later transferred in November 1957 and January 1958 respectively
Further construction saw interstate passenger ships, specialised bulk carriers, off main route designed general cargo vessels servicing smaller ports up to the uniquely designed "Trader" ships with Ro-Ro capacity.
THIS PAGE 1956-76

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1943-56
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House flag 1969




FLEET ADDITIONS SINCE 1957 ONWARDS (Chronologically listed )

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IRANDA
1957-82
IRANDA
South Wharf Melbourne
NORTH ESK
1957-84
LAKE BOGA
1957-84
IRANDA 2nd image private collection
NORTH ESK & LAKE BOGA images courtesy Matterson Marine
IRANDA 4,893 gross tons, 2,782 net. Lbd: 386'10" x 52'6" x 23'11". (117.89 x 16 metres) Sisterships Illowra & Inyula. Bulk carrier built at the State Dockyard, Newcastle, New South Wales for this concern. Cargo only. August 1977 sold to Jollyboat S.A. Panama and transferred early 1978 to to a greek registry with Andriana Shipping Co Ltd as managers. 3rd March 1981 she ran aground off Crete (34.51.30N/25.44E) in heavy weather and was declared a constructive loss, Later refloated and towed to Laurium for demolition, June 1982
NORTH ESK 1,603 gross tons, 781 net. Lbd: 263'8" x 37'4" x 16'1". General cargo vessel built by Walkers Ltd., Maryborough Queensland for this concern. From July 1958 until November 1958 she underwent conversion by Storey & Keers Pty Ltd., Sydney into a self unloading grain carrier. Sold June 1979 to West Pacific Shipping Pty Ltd of Tonga and renamed North Sky. Broken up at Pusan 1984
LAKE BOGA 7,327gross tons, 4,444 net. Lbd: 468'2" x 57'6" x 25'7". (142.65x17.52m) Bulk Carrier built by Evans Deakin & Co Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. May 1978 sold to International Activity Shipping & Investment Co., S.A. Panama and renamed Lake. 1979 renamed Gungnir 1V. 1980 sold to Somocar S.P.A. Italy and renamed Socar Uno. Broken up at Spezia November 1984


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LAKE TORRENS
1957-78
ILLOWRA
1957-82
LAKE ILLAWARRA
1957-75
LAKE COLAC
1958-79
LAKE ILLAWARRA image courtesy Matterson Marine
LAKE TORRENS 7,329 gross tons, 4,392 net. 10,427 dwt. Lbd: 458'6" x 58'11" x 25'11". (139.74 x 17.96 m) 12 knots. Bulk Carrier built by BHP Whyalla, South Australia for the ANL. January 1978 sold to Tien Tai Shipping Co., S.A. Panama. From May 1978 demolition began at Sam Woo Engineering, Hong Kong
ILLOWRA 4,892 gross tons, 2,783 net, 7119 dwt. Lbd: 386'10" x 52'8" x 23'11". (117.89 x 16.05 metres). Bulk carrier built at New South Wales State Dockyard Newcastle for this concern. Sisterships Iranda & Inyula. Sold June 1970 to Athenmar Shipping Co Ltd., Cyprus and renamed Thanasis M. 1971 sold to A-P Seaways Shipping Co Ltd., Cyprus. 1972 given Greek registry. 1973 sold to Dinmaris Corp., Greece. 1979 sold to Interseas Freight Transport Corp., of Greece and renamed Unity. Broken up at Piraeus September 1982
LAKE ILLAWARRA 7,274 gross tons, 4,343 net. 10,383 dwt. Bulk carrier Built at BHP Whyalla shipyards, South Australia. Lbd: 448'6" x 58'11" x 25'11". Captain B. J. Pelc. Sank after running into and demolishing part of the Tasman Bridge crossing the Derwent River at Hobart, 5 January 1975. Seven crew and five people in cars that went over the bridge lost their lives. Sailed from Port Pirie, South Australia, with a cargo of zinc concentrate for the Electrolytic Zinc Company's Risdon works. Approaching the bridge she was surging forward at eight knots, apparently under the influence of a strong flood tide, and the master dropped speed to approach the bridge at a 'safe' speed. As the vessel came closer it was seen she was out of line for the central navigation span of the bridge and despite several changes of course the ship proved quite unmanageable apparently due to insufficient speed relative to the current to maintain steerage way. In desperation the master finally called out full speed astern, at which point all control was lost and the vessel drifted bodily towards the bridge about midway between the navigation span and the eastern shore, crashing first into the pile capping of pier 18 and then pier 19 bringing the three unsupported spans crashing onto the vessel's hull. The ship listed to starboard and sank within minutes in deep water a short distance to the south where most of it remains to this day in 110 feet of water. The master had his certificate suspended for six months after it was found that he had not handled the Lake Illawarra in a proper and seamanlike manner. The ship herself could not be moved without high risk of further damaging the bridge, and after all oil was recovered from the wreck to reduce the likelihood of pollution, she was left where she lay. The damage to the eleven year-old bridge wrought havoc on the city of Hobart the residents of the heavily populated eastern shore being forced to drive considerable distance to Bridgewater in order to cross the Derwent. The bridge was repaired and reopened for business on 8 October 1977. Bow later removed by United Divers Australia
LAKE COLAC 7,317 gross tons, 4,440 net. 10,170 deadweight. Lbd: 467'7" x 58'11" x 25'6". (142.53 x 17.5 metres) Cargo vessel powered by 4 cylinder 2 stroke cycle single acting Doxford type oil engine by Commonwealth Government Marine Engine Works of Melbourne. Bulk Carrier built by Evans Deakin & Co., Brisbane. 1978 Sold to Maliac Shipping Corp with Sougerka Maritime Co Ltd of Greece as managers and renamed Kimolos. 1979 Scrapped at Inchon by the South Korean Shipbreakers


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LAKE MACQUARIE
1958-82
SOUTH ESK
1959-80
LAKE SORELL
1959-81
LAKE MACQUARIE & SORELL images courtesy Matterson Marine
SOUTH ESK image courtesy State Library Queensland
LAKE MACQUARIE 7,358 gross tons, 4,518 net. 10,354 dwt. Lbd: 467'7" x 57'6" x 25'7". (142.65 x 17.52 metres). Bulk Carrier built at BHP Whyalla shipyards, South Australia. Single screw. Diesel engine. 12 knots. January 1979 sold to Project and Services Pty Ltd., Singapore and renamed Al Taslim. Broken up at Chittagong commencing 5 Ocotber 1982
SOUTH ESK 1,608 tons gross, 787 net. 2,014 dwt. Lbd: 263'7" x 37'5" x 16'1". (80.4 x 11.4 metres) Single screw. Diesel engine. General cargo as built by Walkers Ltd of Maryborough, Queensland for this concern. Speed 10 knots. Between October 1960 and April 1961 she was converted into a 'unit load' vessel by Storey and Keers Pty Ltd., Sydney with tonnage changes to be 1,616 gross, 785 net, and deadweight totalling 1,318. December 1972 sold to Eastern Shipping Lines Inc., Philippines and renamed Eastern Minicon. 16 February 1980 reported via ship's radio, to be in a listing condition at 20 degrees (19.35N/116.40E ) whilst outbound from Hong Kong to Manilla during inclement weather with crew of 29 preparing for abandonment. Since, nothing had been heard of her or the missing crew
LAKE SORELL 7,317 gross tons, 4,440 net. 11430 dwt. Lbd: 467'11" x 57'5" x 25'6". (142.63 x 17.5 metres). Bulk Carrier built by Evans Deakin & Co Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. June 1979 sold to Bluewater Bay Maritime Inc., Liberia and renamed Al Toos. Commencing 24 June 1981 scrapped at Fouzderhat beach, Chittagong Bangladesh


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PRINCESS of TASMANIA
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PRINCESS of TASMANIA 3,964 gross tons, 1,805 net. 1,073 deadweight. Lbd: 371'9" x 58'2" x 15'7". Passenger cargo Ro-Ro vessel built at the State Dockyard Newcastle New South Wales. The 'POT', as she was popularly known, could carry 334 passengers, 178 in cabins and 156 in lounge chair type accomodation, and 130 cars on the Bass Strait run between Melbourne and Tasmania. Sold December 1972 to Bahamarine Ltd., United Kingdom and from there bareboat chartered to the Canadian Ministry of Transport with C N Marine Atlantic as managers. Renamed and operated as the Marine Cruiser until 1984. Since Majorca Rose (1984), Equator (1984), Nomi (1984-1985) Adriatic Star (1985-1988), Lampedusa (1988-1991), Shahd Fayez (1991-1993) Al Mahrousa (1993-2000) and Tebah 2000 (2000-2005). As the Tebah 2000, she was scrapped in India in March 2005

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MOUNT KEIRA
1960-83
MOUNT KEMBLA
1960-88
MOUNT KEMBLA
as Regional Endeavour
BASS TRADER (1)
1961-84
MERINO
1949-1986
MOUNT KIERA & MOUNT NEWMAN images courtesy Matterson Marine, MOUNT KEMBLA image as drillship Regional Endeavour courtesy 'Gordy'
MOUNT KEIRA 10,229 gross tons, 5,176 net. 13,710 dwt. Lbd: 512'9" x 64'7" x 28'4". (156.3 x 19.7 metres) Ore carrier built at BHP Whyalla Shipyards, South Australia for ANL. Single screw. Diesel engine. 12 knots. Sistership Mount Kembla. June 1976 sold to Agile Shipping Co., S.A. Greece and renamed Afstralos. Broken up in China December 1983
MOUNT KEMBLA 10,112 gross tons, 5,302 net. 13,700 dwt. Lbd: 512'9" x 64'7" x 28'5". Ore carrier built at BHP Whyalla Shipyards, South Australia. Sistership Mount Keira. June 1973 sold to Drillships Ltd., Australia for conversion to become an offshore drilling vessel. July 1973 renamed Regional Endeavour. December 1974 modified to include relocated bridge structure further forward as well as drill tower and helipad added. January 1979 sold to Western Selcast Pty Ltd., Australia and later transferred to their mining division. 1988 renamed Endeavour. Scrapped 1988
BASS TRADER (1) 4,129 gross tons, 1,994 net. 1,515 deadweight. Lbd: 322'7" x 57'3" x 15'1". Vehicle deck vessel, cargo Ro/Ro built at the State Dockyard Newcastle New South Wales. Twin screw, diesel engine. 14.5 knots. Radical design, found successful which led to bigger more innovative vessels coastally and globally. Melbourne's Webb Dock was her principal port, then a two berth dock in 1966 when on Sundays' she would depart approx., 6pm for Tasmania and the small coaster, Noongah which berthed patiently at Nelson St Pier, Williamstown would then steam down the channel to take her berth. Bass Trader was sold April 1975 to Halley Enterprise Shipping Inc., Panama and renamed Halley. Scrapping began at Savona 21 November 1984
MERINO 549 gross tons, 220 net. 700 dwt. Lbd: 187' x 33'2" x 10'11". General cargo vessel built by Scott & Sons, Bowling for L W Smith Pty Ltd., Launceston Australia. Order was placed for construction back in 1940. From October 1963 until December 1964 she was Bareboat chartered by this concern. Since then she was employed on seismic survey duties, for Geomarine Services. January 1969 saw her sold to Carpentaria Holdings Pty Ltd., Australia who modified her as a prawn freezer and supply vessel out of Brisbane. August 1972 sold to R F Mellor, Australia who left her laid up in Brisbane until March 1973 when sold to Northern Seafoods Pty Ltd., Australia. Fully converted into a prawn fishing service and freezer lighter. Late 1975 towed to Karumba for service. 1978 sold to Wright Prospecting Pty Ltd., Australia and sold again same year to K F V Fisheries (Queensland) Pty Ltd., Australia. Scuttled - 14.00.06S/140.00.02E 17th December 1986


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JEPARIT
1964-93
JEPARIT
at Vietnam
MUSGRAVE RANGE
1964-79+
JEPARIT 1st image courtesy Matterson Marine
2nd image courtesy Peter Bayliss R.I.P.
MUSGRAVE RANGE image courtesy Great Southern Cards
JEPARIT 6,341 gross tons, 3,790 net. 7551 dwt. Lbd: 435'6" x 56'6" x 22'7". (132.7 x 17.22 metres) General cargo/ bulk carrier built by Evans Deakin & Co Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. Single screw. Diesel engine. 13.5 knots. December 1969 commissioned as the Royal Australian Navy supply ship for the Australian Army during Vietnam conflict, renamed HMAS Jeparit. March 1972 returned to owners with reversion to original name. September 1979 sold to Massis Charity Shipping Co., Greece and renamed Pleias. 1984 renamed Celestial I. 1987 renamed Maria M. 1988 renamed Sea Coral under Honduras flag. Broken up at Pipavavi commencing 10 March 1993
MUSGRAVE RANGE 14,467 gross tons, 7,123 net. 21,165 deadweight. Lbd: 582'0" x 74'6" x 32'9". (177.4 x 22.7 metres) Ore carrier laid down February 1962 at Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla South Australia for BHP Shipping Ltd. Single screw, diesel engine making 15 knots. Mid 1962 sold on the stocks to the Australia National Line and named Musgrave Range. Completed November 1964. June 1977 sold to Zea Shipping Co., Greece and renamed Angela Mary. Gross tonnage since recorded as 12,561. Scrapping began at China 1st November 1983


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EMPRESS of AUSTRALIA 12,037 gross tons, 6,657 net. 21,165 dwt. Lbd: 445' x 70'7" x 41'6". (135.6 x 21.5 metres) Steel twin screw motor vessel designed as a passenger - vehicle ferry (roll on - roll off) built by Cockatoo Dock & Engineering Co, Sydney for the Australia National Line. Launched January 18 1965 and given registration at Hobart. Twin screw, diesel engine. 17 knots. Serviced Sydney to Tasmania route then transferred to the Melbourne to Devonport run in 1972. Original passenger capacity was increased from 250 in cabins to almost 450 for the Melbourne - Devonport overnight service Her transport cargo capacity was about 158 vehicles including semi trailers. Sold 1985 to unknown owners, registered Greece, managed by Sun Cruises Maritime and renamed Empress as a 'cruise liner'. Tonnage re-measured at 8,196, 2725 net. Sold 1991 renamed Royal Pacific. Tonnage re-measured at 13,176. Sank in the Malacca Strait (2.27N/101.36E) in 23 August 1992 after a collision

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EMPRESS of AUSTRALIA
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DARLING RIVER
1966-79
AUSTRALIAN TRADER (1)
1969-2004
DARLING RIVER images courtesy Great Southern Cards AUSTRALIAN TRADER (1) 1st image personal collection b & w image courtesy Matterson Marine far right image of Australian Trader as the Agios Andreas
DARLING RIVER 33,774 gross tons, 19,640 net. 49,375 dwt. Bulk carrier built at the Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla for this concern. Sold February 1979 to Malcome Collins (Australia) Pty Ltd., Australia for scrapping purposes. Towed from Hobart to Taiwanese shipbreakers where work began June 1979
AUSTRALIAN TRADER (1) 7,005 gross tons, 3,402 net. 3,542 dwt. Lbd: 445'2" x 70'7" x 20'. (135.7 x 21.5 metres) Passenger-cargo vehicle Ferry (Ro/Ro) built at the State Dockyard, Newcastle New South Wales for this company. Twin screw diesel engine making 17.5 knots. Ran the Sydney - Tasmania service carrying 190 passengers and vehicles/cargo. 1972 modifyed for the Sydney - Tasmania route with extensions to superstructure aft, amongst other modifications. January 1977 sold to Australia Defence Department for use as a training vessel in the Royal Australian Navy. She was renamed HMAS Jervis Bay. Further modifications carried out between 1977-78. 1996 sold to Agios Andreas Navigation Ltd. (Med-Link Lines S.A. managers) renamed Agios Andreas with Maltese registry. 2004 renamed Ajman Leader with Comoros flag. 2004 renamed Ajman City under Jordanian flag. Scrapping at Alang commenced 18 September 2004


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AUSTRALIAN ENTERPRISE (1)
1969-86
AUSTRALIAN ENDEAVOUR (1)
1969-85
BRISBANE TRADER
1969-__
SYDNEY TRADER
1969-84
Above four images courtesy Matterson Marine
AUSTRALIAN ENTERPRISE (1) 9,330 gross tons, 3,910 net. 14,082 dwt. Lbd: 596'2" x 82'2" x 29'6". Vehicle Deck Container carrier (Ro/Ro) built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Kobe Japan for this concern. Early 1978 lengthened by shipbuilder, new dimensions being - 11,547 gross tons, 4,931 net. 18,590 dwt. Lbd: became 690'4" x 82'2" x 29". 1st January 1986 scrapping commenced at Kaohsiung
AUSTRALIAN ENDEAVOUR (1) 25,144 gross tons, 14,403 net. 26,420 dwt. Lbd 712'9" x 95'4" x 34'6". Cellular Container IMO 6916110 Carrier built by Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack for the Associated Container Transportation Ltd (ACT), UK. Launched as ACT 3 March 9th 1969. Sold to ANL July 1969 and renamed. Broken up at Kaohsiung June 1985
BRISBANE TRADER 6,326 gross tons, 2,961 net. 4,422 dwt. Lbd: 448'5" x 70'7" x 20'3". (136.7 x 21.5 metres) Vehicle Deck Vessel built and completed October 1969 by Evans Deakin & Co., Pty Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. Twin screw. Diesel engine making 17.5 knots. A radical ship design where Officers and crew were well accomodated, and multi-purpose features for vehicle and container carrying design were all incorporated. A shallow draught allowed for smaller ports to be on the itinery. Sold 1986 renamed Athens Express. 1987 converted to Ro/F. 2003 renamed Athens. Her gross tonnage recorded as 11,003. Still in service
SYDNEY TRADER 6,326 gross tons, 2,961 net. 4,422 dwt. Lbd: 448'5" x 70'7" x 20'3". Vehicle Deck Vessel built and completed December 1969 by Evan Deakin & Co., Pty Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. Twin screw. Diesel engine making 17.5 knots. A radical ship design where Officers and crew were well accomodated, and multi-purpose features for vehicle and container carrying design were all incorporated. A shallow draught allowed for smaller ports to be on the itinery. Sistership to Brisbane Trader. Broken up at Kaohsiung November 1984


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TOLGA
1968-94
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TOLGA 36,088 gross tons, 22,832 net. 56,939 dwt. Lbd: 734'11" x 104'6" x 40'2". (224 x 31.9 metres) IMO 6810263 Single screw, diesel engine. 15 knots. Bulk carrier completed at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Yokohama Japan as the Tonga for Wilhelm Wilhelmsen of Norway February 1968. October 1969 transferred to Arctic Shipping Co Ltd., Hong Kong and from there, bareboat chartered to the Australian National Line, registered in Australia and renamed Tolga. 1983 returned to owners, renamed Takachiho. 1984 renamed Orange Coral. 1988 renamed Soral. 1991 Sa Marco. Holed in the stern 150nm from Cape Town November 1993 & broken up at Alang from 24 April 1994


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YARRA RIVER
1970-82
TOWNSVILLE TRADER
1970-84
DARWIN TRADER
1970-__
ECHUCA
1971-__
YARRA RIVER image Murray View, DARWIN TRADER & ECHUCA images courtesy Matterson Marine
YARRA RIVER 34,025 gross tons, 20,384 net. 54,965 dwt. Lbd: 741'6" x 104'3" x 41"3". (226 x 31.8 metres) IMO 7010028 Bulk Carrier built by Whyalla Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla South Australia for this concern. Single screw, steam turbine engine making 16 knots. Serviced Weipa to Gladstone transporting bauxite. Short lifespan considering her size and purpose, as she was sent to shipbreakers Kaohsiung 13 August 1982
TOWNSVILLE TRADER 6,326 gross tons, 2,961 net. 4,422 dwt. Lbd: 448'5" x 70'7" x 20'3". IMO 7004794 Vehicle Deck Vessel built and completed May 1970 by Evan Deakin & Co., Pty Ltd., Brisbane for this concern. Twin screw, diesel engine making 17.5 knots. A radical ship design where Officers and crew were well accomodated, and multi-purpose features for vehicle and container carrying design were all incorporated. A shallow draught allowed for smaller ports to be on the itinerary. Sistership to Brisbane Trader and Sydney Trader. Broken up at Kaohsiung from 18 November 1984
DARWIN TRADER 10,802 gross tons, 6,082 net. 11,910 dwt. Lbd: 450'8" x 70'8" x 30'. IMO 7010987 Cellular Container carrier (refrigerated) / Bulk Carrier. Specialised vessel with dual capacity cargo ability, unique at the time and constructed at New South Wales Government's State Dockyard at Newcastle for this concern. Broken up at Kaohsiung from 18 November 1984 (Many thanks to Reini Duelberg for this information of her demise. Rein was the Chief Officer of Townsville Trader and present at the time when that vessel and Darwin Trader both hit the beach at the breakers same day)
ECHUCA 2,845 gross tons, 1,611 net. 3,210 dwt. Lbd: 289'5" x 47'9" x 16'6". (88.2 x 14.6 metres) Cellular Container Carrier built by Astilleros Construcciones S.A. Vigo for Joaquin Davila y Cia S.A. Spain. Launched as the Ardan. July 1971 sold prior to completion to ANL and renamed Echuca. Single screw. Diesel engine. 14 knots. Sold July 1976 to Wan Hai Steamship Co Inc., Taiwan and renamed Ming Chung. 1981 renamed Ratana Bhum. 1989 renamed Johan Pearl registered Malaysia. Still in service 2009


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ALLUNGA
1971-86
MOUNT NEWMAN
1973-96
ALNWICK CASTLE
1974-96
TAMBO RIVER
1972-98
ALLUNGA & MOUNT NEWMAN images courtesy Matterson Marine
ALLUNGA 14,072 gross tons, 8,085 net. Lbd: 652'11" x 94'2" x 31'6". Single screw. Diesel engine. Vehicle-Deck Container carrier (Ro/Ro) built by Eriksbergs Mek. Verkstads A/B Gothenberg Sweden for PAD Shipping Australia Pty Ltd., of which ANL held a 25% holding. PAD stood for Pacific Australia Direct. Her sisterships were the Dilkara (british owned) and the Paralla (Swedish owned). 1st August 1986 scrapping began at Kaohsiung
MOUNT NEWMAN 65,131 gross tons, 44,563 net. (261.53 x 40.77 x 16.2 metres). IMO 7330301 Bulk carrier ordered built by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast as the Winsford Bridge for Pacific Maritime Services Ltd (A wholly owned subsidiary of Furness Withy & Co Ltd). Bareboat chartered by ANL prior to launching, and renamed Mount Newman. Single screw, diesel engine making 15 knots. From completion November 1973 remained with ANL until returned to owners in 1981. Purchased by C Y Tung, of Hong Kong in 1982 and renamed South Victor. 1987 renamed Colita. 1990 renamed Pan Cedar. 1991 renamed Iapetos. Broken up at Alang from 12 November 1996
ALNWICK CASTLE 57,255 gross tons, 40,019 net. (254.46 x 40.8 x 14.79 metres). IMO 7329900 Bulk carrier built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilding Ltd, High Water Newcastle England for Bamburgh Shipping Co Ltd, UK. Single screw, diesel engine making 15 knots. Bareboat chartered in her first year of 1974 to ANL. Returned to new owners, the Ben Line June 1981 and renamed Benwyvis. 1983 sold to Garth Shipping Co, Cardiff renamed Graiglas. 1993 renamed Ariana. Broken up at Gadani Beach commencing 5 September 1996
TAMBO RIVER 36,354 gross tons, 23, 646 net. (223.96 x 31.83 x 13.35 metres). IMO 7205788 Bulk carrier built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Kobe as the Takasago for W Wilhelmsen, Norway 1972. Single screw, diesel engine making 14.5 knots. September 1975 transferred to Northern Bulk Carriers Ltd., Hong Kong and bareboat chartered to ANL, who renamed her Tambo River. Returned to owners September 1979 and renamed Takasago. 1982 transferred to Barber Ship Management, Singapore, 1985 sold to Cyprus renamed Gesalina. 1988 renamed Pontus. 1994 renamed Breeze. 1998 renamed Breeze A. Broken up at Alang commencing 6 September 1998


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AUSTRALIAN EXPORTER
1972-99
LYSAGHT ENTERPRISE
1973-99
LYSAGHT ENDEAVOUR
1973-87
AUSTRALIAN EMBLEM
1975-
All four images courtesy Matterson Marine
AUSTRALIAN EXPORTER 23,486 gross tons, 15,386 net. 26,096 dwt. Lbd: 712'9" x 95'3" x 34'6". (217.3 x 29 metres) 19 knots. IMO 7211335 Cellular container carrier refrigerated and equiped with two Stal-Laval style steam turbines. Has a bow propellor. Single screw. 22 knots. July 1972 completed at the Shipyard of Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack for this concern. 1990 renamed Ali for unknown owners, registered Panama. Under ownership of Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A renamed MSC Mirella. Broken up at Alang commencing 17 April 1999
LYSAGHT ENDEAVOUR 6061 gross tons, 2,552 net. 8,098 dwt. (140'98 x 22.71 x 7.49 metres). IMO 7314917 Built at the State Dockyard, Newcastle New South Wales as a Vehicle-Deck Carrier for this concern. Single screw, diesel engine making 18 knots. 1980 lengthened at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., South Korea. New dimensions being 7,591 gross tons, 3,424 net and 11,999 dwt. Lbd: 167.95 x 22.74 x 7.66 metres. Sold 1987 renamed Grace Endeavour. Broken up at Kaohsiung from 12 December 1987
LYSAGHT ENTERPRISE 6061 gross tons, 2,552 net. 8,098 dwt. (140.98 x 22.71 x 7.49 metres). IMO 7230501 Built at the State Dockyard, Newcastle New South Wales as a Vehicle-Deck Carrier for this concern. Single screw, diesel engine making 18 knots. 1978 lengthened at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe Japan. New dimensions being 7,591 gross tons, 3,424 net and 11,844 dwt. (167.95 x 22.74 x 7.70 metres). Sold 1987 renamed Enterprise. February 1987 broken up at Kaohsiung
AUSTRALIAN EMBLEM 21,731 gross tons, 12,449 net. 23,481 dwt. (222.26 x 30.05 x 10.51 metres). Single screw, diesel engine making 22.5 knots. IMO 7373171 Vehicle-deck / Cellular container carrier completed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kobe Japan for this concern. Sold 1988 renamed Great Liberty. Sold 1989 renamed Greenwich. Sold again 1990 renamed Atlantic Star. Sold 1990 renamed Atlantis El, registered Cyprus. 91 renamed Marilia A. Sold 1996 renamed Polla. Broken up at Alang commencing 7 June 1997


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