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 "Nidar", ex. "Hegra".
( Photo collection Arne Gundersen)
"Veni", ex. "Nidar", ex. "Hegra".
( Photo collection Morten Bjørndalen )
"Pacific Leader", ex. "Veni", ex. "Nidar", ex. "Hegra".
"Oceanic Amity", ex. "Pacific Leader", ex. "Veni", ex. "Nidar", ex. "Hegra".
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 338. UMSC No. 646. Official nr. None.
Keel laid 07-12-1943. Launched 21-03-1944. Completed 31-03-1944. Gr. 10297 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
HEGRA-1944 completed for Government of Norway, Oslo, Norway.
NIDAR-1946 for A/S Krogstad & Shipping Agencies Ltd., Oslo, Norway.
VENI-1948 for Smedvigs Tankrederi A/S, Peder Smedvig, Oslo, Norway.
PACIFIC LEADER-1959 for Pacifico Union Marina Corporacion, Panama.
OCEANIC AMITY-1968 for Pacific Union Marine, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Pacific Leader lengthened, widened and converted into bulk carrier, by new midship section built, in 1962 by Harima Ship-building & Drydock Company, Aioi, Japan.
New Dimensions 177.8 oa x 22.9 m, 14238 grt / 23282 dwt.
Reported Oceanic Amity sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 5 Dec. 1977 to be broken up. Work began 3 Jan. 1978. [ By Yung Horng Iron & Steel Company Ltd. ]