Torrens

1981/89 RoRocarrier

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Buildingyard: Astilleros Espanoles SA., Puerto Real/ Cadiz

Built year: 1981

Yard no: 30

Tonnage: GRT: 18755/NET: 9748 /TDW: 23716

Dims: LOA: 199,50/ BR: 32,20/ DR: 10,020

 

Machinery: 8-cyl Sulzer by the Shipbuilders Valenciayard

BHP: 23450   Speed: 18,50knots

TEU's: 1430

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31.10.1981: Launched at KATOWICE to Hiszpanska-Polskie Towarzstwo Zuglugowe, Poland

22.12.1982: Completed

23.08.1989: Purchased by Wilhelmsen Lines A/S. Price: NOK: 154.632.000. Renamed TORRENS. 

                     The intended name was originally TOPAZ, but the name was changed because of the tragic "PARTNAIR-accident"

                     where a large number of Wilhelmsen Lines staff died.

                      https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partnair-ulykken

00.04.1994: Sold to OT Africa Line, London. Renamed KAGORO

00.00.1995: Sold to Ignazio Messina & Co SpA., Italy. Renamed JOLLY MARRONE

01.12.2014: Sold to undisclosed buyers. Renamed MARRONE

09.12.2014: Broken up

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