The Story behind the Elliott adopting a Ship    Back to Main Index

This is a picture of the ship the Elliott Adopted S.T.T London Tradition

Below is all we know about it so if you can tell us more please get in touch, in the meantime Jack Keyte explains below in the Spring 1958 School Magazine

Then in the Christmas 1959 there was an update

Ships Details
Built: 1957 by Furness Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Haverton Hill-on-Tees.
Tonnage: 16, 275g, 9, 473n, 24, 950 dwt.
Engines: Single Screw, 2 x Richardson and Westgarth Steam Turbines Double Reduction Geared, 8, 200 SHP. 14 Knots.
Launched on the 29th April 1957, completed on the 29th November 1957. Yard No. 476.

She arrived at Spezia, Italy on the 14th March 1967 for conversion to a Bulker by Industria Navali Meccaniche Affini. She was sold to the Pacific Tradition Navigation Corporation of Panama on the 2nd December 1976 and renamed Concord Apollo. She was sold to Taiwanese breakers in 1978 and work commenced at Kaohsiung, Taiwan on the 20th of September 1978.