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AKAROA (1959/18565gt/IMO 5013648, ex-AMAZON. Renamed AKARITA in 1971, HUAL AKARITA in 1977. Reverted to AKARITA in 1980) - built as AMAZON by Harland and Wolff (Belfast) for Royal Mail Lines. 
As AKAROA she sailed in the colours of the famous Shaw Savill and Albion Line but
in 1971, she was sold to Ugland, converted into a car carrier and renamed AKARITA.
She was named HUAL AKARITA for the period of joint service with Hoegh between 1977 and 1980, before reverting to AKARITA in 1980 and arriving at Kaohsiung for scrapping on 8.1.82. 1970. Photo by Barber (

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