Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: K HADJIPATERAS ( 1947 - 1967 a wartime-built Liberty-type general cargo ship 442 feet long of J & A Hadjipateras, Piraeus, Greece)

Port of Registry: Piraeus, Greece
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 7242
Deadweight Tonnage: -

K HADJIPATERAS was built in 1943 by Todd-Houston Shipbuilding Company, Houston, Texas,as a wartime Liberty ship, class EC2-S-C1, and completed in July 1943 as GEORGE C CHILDRESS and served the US Government from 1943 to 1947.
They sold her in 1947 to J & A Hadjipateras, Piraeus, Greece, who renamed her K HADJIPATERAS and employed her worldwide as a general tramp ship.
On 27th July 1967, whilst on a voyage from Calcutta to Rangoon (Burma) with a cargo of coal, she ran aground on a reef at Koronje Island, 35 miles north of Pagoda Point off Bassein, Burma and quickly sank.