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Registry #1 UK Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1944 Fort Wallace Name 5 1960 Hoping 76
Name 2 1946 Vancouver County Name 6 1967 Zhan Dou 76
Name 3 1950 Akko Name 7
Name 4 1954 Athens Name 8
Year Built 1944 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 424.7' x 57.2' x 34.9'
Builder Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Freighter, Victory-type
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture Canadian Allis-Chalmers Ltd., Montreal PQ
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VGMG
Pendant  # Masters
In 1944 she was owned by the Ministry of War Transport (Lambert Bros), London UK. In 1946 she was owned by Acadia Overseas Freighters Ltd., Halifax NS. In 1950 she was owned by Israel-America Line, Haifa Israel. In 1953 she was owned by Cargo Ships El-Yam Ltd, Haifa Israel. In 1954 she was owned by Athens Shipping Co, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. In 1959 she was owned by Athens Shipping Co, Piraeus Greece. In 1960 she was owned by People's Republic of China.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1968 she was stranded and broken up.
Lloyd's Register 1955/6, Vol. 1;;
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