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Name Official number Flag IMO
KONGSTEN  166281  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  21/06/1939   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  671 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
10051 grt / 5994 nrt / 501.7 ft  66.7 ft  35.6 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Diesel. 2SCSA 4Cyl. 861nhp / 4,750bhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Rafen & Loennechen, Tonsberg  Liverpool  11/10/1939 
Other names
1939 ATHELCHIEF - 1953 WEST RIVER - 1955 WESTRIVER - 1962 YANXILAS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1939 United Molasses Co. Ltd., Liverpool
10/11/1939 Registered as ATHELCHIEF - ON.166281
1940 Athel Line Ltd., Liverpool
1942 Tankers Ltd., Liverpool
1953 Cia. Atlantica Pacifica S.A., Panama - Tidewater Commercial Co., Baltimore
1955 Westriver Ore Transports Ltd, London / Montreal - The Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland
1959 Bury Court Shipping Co. Ltd. - Purvis Shipping Co. Ltd., London
1962 Padre Cia. Naviera S.A., Beirut - A Halcoussis & Co., Piraeus 
Vessel history
Completed as KONGSTEN and later renamed ATHELCHIEF

1956 Converted to an ore carrier, 10012 grt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1969  Broken Up 14/08/1969 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Kure for breaking. 
 

 



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