Thursday 24 May 2012


 s.s. "Amerikanis".
ex Kenya Castle '67.
Owner Chandris America Lines S.A.,
(Chandris Lines (A.J. Chandris), Piraeus, Greece.
Flag Greece.
Built 1952 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Grt. 16.485, l.o.a. 175.53 mt., beam 22.61 mt.
Engine type Steam Turbines, Harland & Wolff, 14.400 shp.
Speed 17.5 knots.
Vessel type Passenger.

In 1967 the British Union Castle Line sold the Kenya Castle to the Chandris group of Greece. The vessel was then registered under the ownership of the Hellenic American Line S.A., Piraeus as the "Amerikanis".
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