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Name Official number Flag IMO
EMPIRE DIRK  167650  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1943  31/08/1943  12/1943 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   447 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2942 grt / 1668 nrt / 327.8 ft  46.5 ft  22.9 ft   
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
T3cyl (20",31",55"x39") 268nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ministry of War Transport - C. Strubin & Co. Ltd., Troon  Troon   
Other names
1951 NANCY MOLLER - 1952 MOUNT AUSTIN - 1952 COOLABAH - 1956 TROON BREEZE - 1964 CACHUPIN - 66 KOWLOON No.1 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1946 managers Moller Line Ltd., Hong Kong
1950 Moller Line Ltd., London - Mollers Ltd., Hong Kong
1952 Mount Lines Ltd. - same managers
1952 Commonwealth of Australia - Dept. of Shipping & Transport, London / Melbourne
1954 registered at Melbourne
1956 Cambay Prince S.S. Co. Ltd. - John Manners & Co. Ltd., Hong Kong
1964 San Fernando S.S. Co. S.A., Panama
1966 Shui Cheung Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd., Panama 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1967  Stranded 16/09/1967 
Disposal Detail
Aground at Hachinohe, Japan in 40.32N 141.33E. Refloated 07/10/1967
1968 broken up at Oppama (Yokosuka?) by Amakasu Sangyo K.K. 
 

 



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