She was built in Sunderland, England at the Bertram & Sons Ltd. Drydock for the Blue Star Line and entered service for them as New York Star. In 1980 she was sold to the Panama Shipping Company and renamed Liguria. On December 21st, 1983 she arrived at Karachi, Pakistan and the following day she moved on to Gadani Beach where she was intentionally run aground. On February 26th, 1984 workers of Ahmed Mercantile Ltd., began dismantling the hull for scrap. Photograph courtesy Willem VanMaanen's collection.
Information courtesy Marine News (The World Ship Society), Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register
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