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AFRICAN REEFER
AFRICAN REEFER
Built 1935
1,862 tons
318' x 42'
14 knots Motorship Single Screw
Built at Eltinore,launched as PACIFIC REEFER but delivered as YRSA.
Fruitcarrier 127,000 cu.ft. refrigerated space.
Four passengers.
In 1936 renamed AFRICAN REEFER.
One of new series of refrigerated ships, she was the first Lauritzen vessel to have "REEFER"[refrigerated ship] as part of her name.
She and her sisters sailed world-wide, carrying apples,pears and oranges from South America to Northern Europe,bananas from West Africa, apples and pears from the West Coast of North America.
In 1941 became ROAMER[U.S.MARITIME COMMISSION] as military supply ship.
In 1946 returned to Lauritzen as AFRICAN REEFER
In 1963 scrapped.
Sister[s]:
CANADIAN REEFER 1936-1940
BRAZILIAN REEFER 1936-1971[1941 RIO MENDOZA-Argentina]
CHILEAN REEFER 1936-1941

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Dimension 800 x 498
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