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1949 General Cargo


Buildingyard: Kockums Mek. Verkstad A/B., Malmø/ Sweden

Built year: 1949

Yard no: 313


Tonnage : GRT: 5499/ NET: 3143/ TDW: 9270

Dims : LOA: 141,31/ BR: 18,80/ DR: 8,052m

Machinery: 7-cyl M.A.N. by the shipbuilders

BHP: 7000

Speed: 16,50knots

Refspace: 600,70cubm

Passengers: 12

Photo: Chris Howell

22.09.1949: Launched

15.12.1949: Completed. Price paid: NOK 11.708.515,28

29.10.1969: Sold to Progress Shipping Co., Liberia. Renamed PROGRESS

00.00.1973: Sold to Hightide Corp., LIberia. Renamed PROGRESO

00.00.1975: Sold to Seaplace Inc., Panama. renamed SEAKING I

20.07.1976: Fire broke out off Colombo. On voyage from Kuwait to Colombo.

21.07.1976: Arrived Colombo with damages

10.09.1976: Sustained hulldamage when struck by a towbarge. Decalred CTL, and sold to Walter Ritscher GmbH., Hamburg for demolition.

23.02.1977: Renamed KING. Left Colombo for Karachi under tow

10.03.1977: Beached at Gadani Beach for demoliton by Metalside Ltd

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