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Swedish cargo ship 'Star Bellatrix' of 1956
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No: 21861   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Burntisland SB, United Kingdom   Country: Bahrain
Swedish cargo ship 'Star Bellatrix' of 1956

Red. A/B Nordstjernan (Johnson Line)'s "Star Bellatrix" (6,536 tons gross, built 1956 by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.) at Manama Jetty, Bahrain, in 1967. She was built as "Capetan Cardamelitis" & purchased by Johnson in 1958; she was sold in 1978 & renamed "Tilemachos", resold in 1987 & renamed "Tel Star" & scrapped at Alang, India, later in 1987. On the other side of the jetty is the U.S. Navy's Gearing-class destroyer "Richard E. Kraus" (3,516 tons full load dispacement, commissioned in 1946 & sold to South Korea in 1977).
Picture added on 11 April 2013 at 07:45
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