CLUTHA RIVER

About

Completed 1952 as CLUTHA RIVER for British Empire Steam Nav. 1952-1966 in long time-charter for Anglo-Saxon. 1966 sold as Ares III. 21.3.1970 scrapped Shanghai.

Also known as
Ares III
IMO number
5076286
Call sign
G...
Construction number
711
Tonnage
18.510 ton
Beam
21m
Length overall
169m
Year of construction
1952
Year of renaming/broken up
1970
Service for Shell
1952 to 1966
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
12/14/2013 - 14:41 Mark Rand

I believe my dad worked on the Clutha River. His name is Ken Rand, and, as I remember, he told me it broke down a lot and spent days drifting!. I believe he would have been in his late teens when he worked on the ship in the galley, if anyone remembers him, please let me know, thanks, Mark Rand