British cargo ship 'Auckland Star' of 1953
London-registered steam turbine general cargo ship "Auckland Star" (11,799 tons gross, built 1953 by Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead), owned by Salient Shipping Co. (Bermuda) Ltd. (managers: Blue Star Line Ltd., London) at Timaru, New Zealand, in May 1975. Between 1972 & 1974 she had been renamed "Concordia Star" while chartered to a Norwegian company. In 1974 she was sold to an Italian owner & renamed "Cortina" and was scrapped in 1978.
Picture added on 29 June 2013 at 08:02