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Passenger liner AMAZON
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No: 13414   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Harland and Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
Passenger liner AMAZON

Royal Mail Lines' passenger liner taken on Southampton Water in July 1967.
She was built by Harland and Wolff at Belfast in 1959 along with sisters ARLANZA and ARAGON and were known as the Three Graces.
She was sold to Shaw Savill in 1968 becoming AKAROA and in 1971 was sold again and converted to a car carrier renamed AKARITA under which name she went for scrap in 1982.
Picture added on 26 February 2010 at 10:44
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I should have said that the photo was taken by the late donald Robertson now in my collection.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 26 February 2010.
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