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"Andeshir", ex. "Rainier".
 "Caribbean Wave", ex. "Langeais", ex. "Andeshir", ex. "Rainier".
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History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 54. UMSC No. 846 Off. nr. 245307.
Keel laid 30-12-1943. Launched 22-02-1944. Completed 24-03-1944. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
RAINIER-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
ARDESHIR-1948 for French Government, Dunkirk, France.
LANGEAIS-1954 for French Government, Dunkirk, France.
LANGEAIS-1955 for Societe Maritime des Petroles BP, Dunkirk, France.
CARIBBEAN WAVE-1959 for Crestview Shipping Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
PAPADIAMANDIS-1963 for Crestview Shipping Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Papadiamandis converted to bulk carrier and lengthened by replacing bow and cargo section with new forebody built by Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg, Delivered Oct. 1963.
New dimensions 180,4 oa x 23.0 m, 14130 grt / 23410 dwt.
Reported Papadiamandis grounded 22 Dec. 1965 south west of Faja Grande Lighthouse, Azores, whilst on voyage from New Orleans to Hamburg, with corn & soja beans. Left by crew and owners. No further info.