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Registry #1 169912 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1944 Fort La Have Name 5
Name 2 1947 Angusglen Name 6
Name 3 1954 Cape Melon Name 7
Name 4 1955 Aghios Spyridon 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 7166 Type 1 Freighter, Victory-type
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 2500ihp Triple expansion 3-cylinder Steam reciprocating engine (1944) Engine Manufacture Dominion Engineering Works Ltd., Montreal PQ
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign VGPD
Pendant  # Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1944 she was owned by the Ministry of War Transport (Hain SS Co), London UK. In 1946 she was owned by the Minister of Re-Construction & Supply, Ottawa ON. In 1946 she was owned by Park SS Co, Montreal. QC. In 1947 she was registered at Montreal QC. In 1947 she was owned by Lunham & Moore (Canada) Ltd., Montreal QC. In 1954 she was owned by Lunham & Moore (Canada) Ltd, Montreal QC (Lyle Shipping Co), Glasgow UK. In 1955 she was owned by A. C. Hadjipateras, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. In 1959 she was owned by A. C. Hadjipateras, Piraeus Greece.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
On 27th may 1959 stranded west of Havana in 22.53N 83.48W on voyage Hampton Roads - Japan, subsequent engine room fire. Refloated but CTL and 1960 scrapped at Troon.
 
References
http://www.mariners-l.co.uk/FORT_K.html; Lloyd's Register 1947/8
Last update
2013-12-22

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