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Tagus/ Towada

1953 General cargo

Buildingyard: Kockums Mek Verkstad A/B., Malmö

Built year: 1953

Yard no: 346


Tonnage: GRT: 6397/ NET: 3715/ TDW: 10400

Dims: LOA: 152,10/ BR: 19,61/ DR: 8,421mtr


Machinery : 10-cyl M.A.N. by the  shipbuilders 

BHP/ IHP: 9000

Speed: 17,00 knots

Reefercap: 805,33 cbm / Passengers: 12

Photo: Chris Howell

17.11.1952: Launched

27.02.1953: Completed. Price paid: NOK 19.210.226,10

08.10.1975: Transferred to Arctic Shipping (Pte)Ltd., (Barber Ship Management Ltd.), Singapore. Renamed TOWADA

13.08.1977: Sold to Africont Navigation Shipping Co S.A., Greece. Renamed LAGOS EXPRESS

06.04.1979: Arrived at Kaoshiung for demolition by Keun Hwa Iron Steel Works & Enterprise Ltd

27.04.1979: Demolition commenced

Photo: Chris Howell

Photo show the vessel as TOWADA

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