ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SUGAR EXPORTER
Type
BULK SUGAR CARRIER
Date
1955
Official Number
187343
Description
Yard Number: 848

Subsequent Names: PORTRIEUX (1964); FORESTAL 1 (1973); ARIES CARRIER (1975)

Launched 19/09/1955: Launched by Mrs W. R. Booth, wife of a Director of Silvertown Services Shipping Co. Ltd. (part of Tate & Lyle).

Bulk sugar carrier to operate between West Indies and

1964: Change of name to PORTRIEUX and of owners to Cie. Maritime Francaise, Dunkirk.
by 1973: Change of name to FORESTAL 1 and of owners to Windward Nav. Co. Ltd, Georgetown, Cayman Islands, now used for general cargo.
1975: Change of name to ARIES CARRIER and of owners to Seaward Carriers Corp. Ltd, Rodson Shipping Inc, Georgetown.
Fate unknown.

Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping

See: 'Burntisland Group Journal' Vol. 24, no.'s 3 and 4
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Silvertown Services Shipping Co. Ltd, London
Dimensions
length 330 5/6' x breadth 50 1/12' x depth 26 7/12'
gross tonnage 4024 ton

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