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Australian Flag Owners: ASB Australia / Australian Govt Port of Registry: Melbourne
Built : 1943  Name: EMPIRE DIRK  Flag: GBR Owner: British Govt.
Launch Date: 31.8.43 Date of completion: 12.43 Builder: Ailsa SB Co., Troon
GRT: 2,942. DWT: 4,431
LOA: 99.9 LPP: 94.5 Beam: 14.2 Speed. 9 knots.
1951 sold to Moller Line Ltd., GBR Troon, r/n NANCY MOLLER
1951 to Mount Lines Ltd., GBR Troon, r/n MOUNT AUSTIN
1952 sold to Australian Govt., GBR London, r/n COOLABAH
1954 re-registered, AUS Melbourne. Same owners & name.
1956 sold to Cambay Prince SS Co Ltd., GBR Hong Kong, r/n TROON BREEZE
1964 sold to San Fernando SS Co SA, PAN Panama, r/n CACHUPIN
1966 sold to Shiu Cheung Shipping & Trading Co Ltd., PAN Panama, r/n KOWLOON No.1
1967 wrecked 40.32 N 141.33 E on 16.9.67
1968 BU Oppama 2.68 [Amakasu Sangyo KK]

Source: shipaholicsOZ