Unit History: Sugar Line

Sugar Line
In 1951 Sugar Line Limited was formed as part of the Tate & Lyle, United Molasses Company and West Indies Sugar Company Ltd.
CRYSTAL prefix vessels, managed by Athel Line Ltd
1952 CRYSTAL CUBE purchased by Sugar Line.
1956 Silvertown Services Shipping Limited was formed. SUGAR prefix vessels.
1961 Fleets combined as Sugar Line Ltd. Clyde Wharf, Silvertown, E16.
Silvertown Services Shipping Ltd, managers of the Sugar Line Ltd were wholly
acquired by Sugar Line Ltd and the two fleets operated as one from
1st Oct 1962 as Sugar Line Ltd. [ Marine News, Sep 1962 ]
1966 United Molasses Co Ltd  joined the Tate & Lyle Group.
IN 1960 two ships built for Sugar Line
13,894 grt; 20,700 dwt
Motor bulk carrier
Built 1967  Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow.
For Sugar Line Ltd.
1978  Nazestar Ltd., Bermuda
1979  SOUNION     Summit Investment inc., Greece
1985  SOUNION     Figurehead Shipping Co. Ltd., Greece
1990  MED VICTORIA      Medship Ltd.,   Bahamas
1993 Arrived  Gadani Beach, Pakistan, 17th April  for demolition.
13,894 grt; 20,700 dwt
Motor bulk carrier
Built 1968  Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow
For Sugar Line Ltd.
1978 Nazestar Ltd., Bermuda
1980  CAPE AVANTI DUE   Avanti Mar. Corp., Greece
1986  DELTA PORT SAID   Gallego Shipping Corp., Liberia
1987  Arrived at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 6 November  for demolition

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