50 YEARS AGO TODAY - PRIAM

50 YEARS AGO TODAY - PRIAM

Postby teesships » Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:18 pm

PRIAM (6604731), Ocean Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool, 13300gt,
completed Vickers, High Walker, Newcastle 11-1966.
1979 Oriental Champion, Hong Kong (British), 10-1985 damaged by hostilities and broken up.
(sunk by air-launched guided missile (Iraqi) 60nm N Bahrain 18.10.85 [Kuwait-Bahrain] & BU Kaohsiung 13.2.86)

Fitting-out - 29 August 1966:
1117priam.jpg

See also: http://www.tynebuiltships.co.uk/P-Ships/priam1966.html

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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - PRIAM

Postby teesships » Mon May 08, 2017 9:19 pm

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Postby TEESMAN » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:49 am

ORIENTAL CHAMPION 0280a.jpg
Photo Michael Green Collection
As ORIENTAL CHAMPION after conversion to fully containerised ship at Seattle 02.80
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