port burnie
Port Burnie
(Later Angeliki, Skopelos & Skopelo)
1965 - 1993

A postcard view of the Port Burnie.

Refridgerated Cargo Liner built for the Port Line Ltd, London
Engines by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co, Wallsend.

Launched 17 August 1965, completed Jan 1966 with the maiden voyage commencing on January 15th 1966 from Glasgow to New Zealand.

Originally ordered from Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd at their Whiteinch yard.

1968 - transferred to Blueport Management, a consortium of Port Line & Blue Star Line>

1971 - sold to Trafalgar House Investments.

1972 - one of nine Port line ships sold to Afromar Inc, Piraeus, Greece, renamed Angeliki. A

1992 - sold to Niverco Inc, Greece, renamed Skopelos

1993 - sold to Emarald Navigation Ltd, St Vincent & the Grenadines, renamed Skopelo

August 1993 arrived Alang for demolition.

Basic Details

Built: 1965/66 by Barclay Curle & Company, Clydeholm, Glasgow, #2015
Launched: 1965
Tonnage: 8,504 gross, 4,698 net, 9,650 dwt tons
Length: 489 ft 4in
Breadth: 67 ft 10in
Draught: 30 ft 7 in
Propulsion: One license built Sulzer 8 cylinder 13,100 bhp
Screws: 1
Speed: 19 knots

Sister ship: Port Albany

Page added August 21st 2008

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