ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SUGAR IMPORTER
Type
BULK SUGAR CARRIER
Date
1955
Official Number
186301
Description
Yard Number: 847

Launched by Mrs F. H. Tate, wife of a director of Silvertown Services Shipping Ltd. (part of Tate & Lyle) on 05/05/1955.
Bulk carrier with accommodation for 40 persons, route West Indies to London.

Renamed: USKPORT (1962); LAROCHE (1967); MACEDONIA (1973)

This vessel was sold to Uskport Steamship Co. Ltd in 1962 and renamed USKPORT.
It operated until 1967.
In 1967 it was renamed LAROCHE and owned by Compagnie Maritime et Commerciale du Sud-Ouest, Bordeaux.
In 1973 it was renamed MACEDONIA and owned by Nigrita Cia. Nav. S A and registered in Piraeus.
In 1980 it was listed as being owned by Sunteam Maritime Co. S A and managed by Korkano Shipping S A. Piraeus.
Vessel does not appear in the 1981-82 register.
Owner
Silvertown Services Shipping Co. Ltd, London
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 330' x breadth 50' 1" x depth 26' 7"
Gross Tonnage: 4024 ton
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