Built as tanker, 1957 converted to bulk carrier. Renamed MILFORD-1948, JEAN MARIE-1954, MANO-1956, BAHAMA COUNT-1959, RONGA-1962, BILLY-1964. Wrecked Lantao Island, Hong Kong 17 August 1971 & broken up Kaohsiung 8 November 1971 November 1971.
Dates from George Swieszkowski.
In Oyster Company ledger.
Hull Daily Mail of 23 Dec 1932 reported ATHELDUCHESS passed Southend (down) 21-12-32 from Coryton
Chelmsford Chronicle of 24 Feb 1933 reported master of ATHELDUCHESS then in River Blackwater fined for allowing oil to escape into River Thames (due faulty valve)