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Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
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vessel 'rona' passing under sydney harbour bridge  vessel 'rona' passing under sydney harbour bridge
Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957  Black and white showing Launch of Motor Molasses Carrier 'Rona' at Hall Russell in 1957
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Rona (856) General Arrangement Plan  Rona (856) General Arrangement Plan

Name
RONA
Construction
STEEL
Type
MOLASSES CARRIER
Date
1957
Official Number
199182
Description
Yard Number: 856
Bulk sugar, molasses and general cargo carrier.

Launched 15th January 1957 by Lady Knox, wife of Sir Edward Knox, chairman of the shipowning company.

Burntisland Group Journal, vol. 25, no.2 April 1957:
'specially constructed for carriage of molasses in bulk, specially constructed side and deep tanks, fitted with steam heating coils to maintain the correct temperature.'
'To operate from Sydney to North Queensland ports, the Fiji Islands and New Zealand, carrying molasses and sugar in bulk to refineries in Australia and general cargo back to Fiji and our ports.'

1972-73: Renamed PAN ORIENTE, owner Cia. Pan Oriente S.A. Panama.
1975: Sold to Eastern Shipping Lines Inc, registered to Manila, Philippines and renamed EASTERN VENUS.
March 1980: Scrapped Kaohsiung .
Owner
Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd, Sydney
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 390' x breadth 54' 8" x depth 23' 9"
Gross Tonnage: 4469 ton
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