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Argentinian livestock carrier 'Petrel' of 1951
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No: 22750   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1972   Manufacturer: van der Giessen, Krimpen, Netherlands   Country: Iran
Argentinian livestock carrier 'Petrel' of 1951

Buenos Aires-registered livestock carrier "Petrel" (11,540 tons gross, built by C. van der Giessen, Krimpen, Netherlands), owned by Transportes Oceanicos S.A.C.I.F.I., arriving at Bandar Shahpur, Iran, with a cargo of sheep in January 1972. She was completed in April 1951 as the passenger ship "Yapeyu" for Transportes Lineas Maritimas Argentinias and bought & converted by Oceanicos in 1969. In 1974 she became the "Cremona", in 1976 the "Iran Cremona" (registered in Singapore) & was sold for scrapp at Kaohsiung in 1980.
Picture added on 16 September 2013 at 00:11
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Sad change of role for this ship.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 17 September 2013.
Is it possible to get a copy of this photo in electronic format (300dpi)?
Thanks in advance!

Best regards, Bram Belder

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