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1953 built Cargo / Passenger ship Anastasis
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No: 5597   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 1993   Manufacturer: Cantieri Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Italy   Country: United Kingdom
1953 built Cargo / Passenger ship Anastasis

Picture taken in 1993 of the Cargo / Passenger ship Anastasis berthed at Avonmouth (Bristol, England).
Anastasis started as Victoria and was built in 1953 by Riuniti Adriatico, San Marco (Italy). She measured a loa of 159.1m, width of 20.8m and 11695 tons. She was sadly scrapped just last year (2007).

Photo courtesy and © P.W. Hobday.
Picture added on 21 June 2008
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A lovely classic small ocean liner. Great lines, too! So sad that today we only have mega slab-sided monsters to sail upon... Thanks to wonderful photos like this - we can cherish the memories!

Added by Sun Viking on 14 February 2009.
If we had ships built in British yards again we would have something to marvel at again.
Andrew.

Added by Andrew Wright on 14 February 2009.
She also used to be a regular visitor to Cape Town, as was a similar "old timer" the Byblos.

Added by Willem on 26 February 2009.
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