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1954 Motor tanker

TABRIZ 1954-3.jpg

 Buildingyard: Eriksbergs mek. Verkstad AB., Gothenburg/ Sweden

 Built year: 1954

 Yard no: 480


 Tonnage : GRT: 11747/ NET: 6824/ TDW: 17895

 Dims : LOA: 170,52/ BR: 21,34/ DR: 9,545m

 Machinery: 8-cyl B&W by the shipbuilder

 BHP: 10000

 Speed: 16,25knots

Photo: From shipowner

04.03.1954: Launched

12.05.1954: Completed. Price paid: 22.499.669,36

10.08.1967: Sold to Astro vencedor Cia Naviera SA. (A.G. Papadakis/ E.P. Spiliotapoulos/ C.M. Gliptis, Greece), Liberia.

                     Renamed. DAMIANOS. Reg under Liberia-flag

00.00.1975: Sold to Dolphin Shipping Co.Ltd. (Tragghetti del mediterraneo SpA (Spiro P. Magliveras, Genoa)), Limassol/ Cyprus.

                     Renamed TABRIZ

00.00.1976: Converted at Temistocle Mariotti Yard, genoa into a ro/ro-vehiclecarrier. 5383grt/ 3277net/ 8941tdw. Renamed DOLPHIN ELENA

00.00.1979: Sold to Ciel Shipping Co.Ltd., Greece. Renamed ELENA

29.09.1980: Fire broke out south east of Safaga in Red Sea

30.09.1980: Abandoned by her crew in pos 26.27N, 35.17E

00.10.1980: Towed in to Aqaba and fire extinguished

00.12.1980: Sold to Aegis Compania naviera SA. (John S. Latsis), Greece. Renamed ADVENTURE I

25.12.1980: Arrived Piraes in tow. Planned for rebuilding and reg in Piraeus

12.11.1983; Laid up at Eleusis. Manager became Blinder Marine Corp. SA., St. Vincent. Renamed SPEEDO and reg at Kingstown/ St. Vincent 

16.09.1988: Reactivated from layup. Later renamed CHAMPION and laid up near Salamis.

01.04.1989: Arrived at Mangalore/ India for demolition.

15.05.1989: Demolition commenced by Nathani Industrial Services

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