St Rosario (2)


As Hermiston

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


183376


J L Thompson

Sunderland




Diesel 5 Cyl

Doxford

HP



Screws


1

From B&C Review April 1962

As Hermione

Life after Saint Line

Bombed & Lost at Basrah - 1980

About 200 ships of over 20 nations were caught in the Shatt-al-Arab when the 1980 war broke out.

Many ships, including the ex-St Rosario, now Maria Sofia,  were bombed and strafed and subsequently abandoned.

She is seen here in the Shatt-al-Arab

St Rosario Launched - 1961

Under B & C Management - 1962

Entering to Docks at Buenos Aires on her maiden voyage in 1962

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