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Armanistan (launched 1948)


The Armanistan was a cargo ship built at the West Yard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd in South Shields. The ship was launched on the 30th November 1948. The ship had several different owners in the late 1960's and was eventually decommissioned and broken up in 1974.[1]

Ships John Readhead and Sons, Shipbuilders
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Stern view of the cargo ship 'Armanistan'

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The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night

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Presentation at the launch of 'Armanistan'

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John Readhead and Sons, Shipbuilders
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John Readhead and Sons, Shipbuilders
- Overview About   John Readhead & Sons was a shipyard on the River Tyne in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. History John Readhead and John Softley founded the business ...

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