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Oriental Tankers Ltd. (Standard Transp. Co. Ltd.), Hong Kong
John A. Brown - (1938-1950)
 
"John A. Brown".
 
Fremantle, WA. Port bow view of the british tanker "JOHN A. BROWN", assisted by two tugs,
that on her port side being the "Uco".

The Miramar Ship Index for "JOHN A. BROWN"
IDNo:
166152
Year:
1938
Name:
JOHN A. BROWN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
05.1938

Tons:
9637
Link:
DWT:
110000
Yard No:
1200
Length overall:
154.28
Ship Design:
LPP:
149.40
Country of build:
ITA
Beam:
21.34
Builder:
Cantieri Riuniti Dell'Adriatico
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Monfalcone
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-11.5

Subsequent History:
1950 SEATRIUMPH - 1953 MONTE ESTORIL - 1956 NINO
1958 converted to bulk carrier, 7097 grt -
1959 NINO

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at at La Spezia 1968 by Cant. Navali del Golfo, work began 29.07.1968.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
160633
1160633
1929
JOHN A. BROWN
8670
Oriental Tankers, Ltd.
160633
1160633
1929
JOHN A. BROWN
8670
1941
Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd.
160633
1160633
1929
SEATRIUMPH
8670
1950
Oriente Cia. Naviera, S.A.
160633
1160633
1929
MONTE ESTORIL
8670
1953
Int. Mercantile Navigation Co., S.A.
1160633
1929
NINO
8670
1956
Cia. de Navegacion Nella, S.A.
1160633
1929
NINO
8670
1959
Cia. de Navegacion Nino, S.A.

Additional information Starke & Schell registers :

JOHN A. BROWN - 1938  BR   1M (aft)   (12)
10,455 GRT for Oriental Tankers, Ltd., London   490.2 x 70.0
Tanker built by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Monfalcone  (5)     #1200, 166452
12/--/1940 mined but repaired
1941 - Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd., London
1950 - SEATRIUMPH   Oriente Cia. Naviera, S.A., Panama  [Orion Shipping & Trading Co., New York]     PA
1951 - TRIUMPHANT    s/o
1953 - MONTE ESTORIL   International Mercantile Navigation Co., S.A., Panama  [Naviera Fierro S.A., Madrid]
1956 - NINO   Cia. de Navegacion Nella, S.A., Panama   [SOARMA, Genoa]
1958 - conv. to bulk carrier   7,097 grt
1959 - Cia. de Navegacion Nino, S.A., Panama  [SOARMA, Genoa]
Broken up at La Spezia 1968 by Cant. Navali del Golfo, work began 29.7.1968.

Vessel Name:
JOHN A BROWN
Vessel ID:
500113183
Vessel Type:
Motor vessel
Tonnage:
10,455 gross
Engine:
Motorship
Abstract:
Visited Auckland 4 times between 28 Jun 1939 and 21 Nov 1949 (not all visits may be recorded in this database).