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Category:Athlone Castle (ship, 1936)

ShipEdit

  • Type: Passenger ship
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Harland and Wolff shipyard, Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Yard No: 942
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date: 28.11.1935
  • Date of completion: 13.05.1936
  • Length over all: 220,98 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 25,15 m
  • Draught: 12,63 m
  • BRT: 25.564
  • DWT:
  • NET: 15.688
  • Sail area:
  • Main engine: 2 x 10-cylinder Diesel Burmeister & Wain 24.000 BHP
  • Propeller: 2
  • Speed: 19,5 kn
  • TEU:
  • Reefer points:

HistoryEdit

  • 1936 Named: ATHLONE CASTLE for the Union-Castle Line Flag: United Kingdom
  • 27.12.1940 Requisitioned as troopship.
  • 11.1942 African war
  • 1946 2x troops to Australia and 1x Singapore.
  • 17.09.1946 out of naval service
  • 05.1947 Back to Union-Castle Line.
  • 23.07.1965 Arrived in Kaapstad and out of service.
  • 16.08.1965 Started from Southampton to Japan
  • 13.09.1965 Arrived in Kaohsiung.
  • 1965 Scrapped in Japan by China Steel Corporation

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