name of ex stephenson clarke ship?

northernmist
22nd August 2009, 22:42
hello all,
paul here, ex AB on stephenson clarke, 1979-1982 in between overseas containers ltd. (OCL) now on Hanson aggregate dredgers.does anyone know of 'Independant shipping'? Dudmans of shoreham own them and they have 4 ships, the 'Thames' ex hanson ship. 'Independent' 'torrent' and his latest 'Shoreham' now this is the one that Im sure is either the ex 'Emerald' or 'Malling'. I sailed on both and am sure its one of them! it still has old registry name on stern 'Belfast'
anybody shine any light on this I would love to know.
regards northernmist (Paul)(Thumb)

K urgess
22nd August 2009, 23:53
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Paul.
Somebody in the crew will be able to help.
Find your way around and have a good trip.

BillH
23rd August 2009, 07:43
hello all,
paul here, ex AB on stephenson clarke, 1979-1982 in between overseas containers ltd. (OCL) now on Hanson aggregate dredgers.does anyone know of 'Independant shipping'? Dudmans of shoreham own them and they have 4 ships, the 'Thames' ex hanson ship. 'Independent' 'torrent' and his latest 'Shoreham' now this is the one that Im sure is either the ex 'Emerald' or 'Malling'. I sailed on both and am sure its one of them! it still has old registry name on stern 'Belfast'
anybody shine any light on this I would love to know.
regards northernmist (Paul)(Thumb)
Think you will find it is this one.

BALLYGARVEY (2) (1982 - 1990)
O.N. 701403. 1,599g. 914n. 2,535d. 77.09 x 13.19 x 4.963 metres.
Post 1996: 1,785g. 895n. 2,535d.
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A.(320 x 420mm) MaK 6M453AK type engine made by Krupp-MaK Maschinenbau G. m. b. H., Kiel, reduction geared to controllable pitch propeller. 2,450 BHP. 12 kts. Thwartship thrust propeller forward.

10.2.1982: Launched by the Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Company Ltd., Goole (Yard No.600), for John Kelly Ltd.

4.1982: Completed.

1990: Sold to Powell Duffryn Shipping Ltd., (Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd., managers) and renamed SHOREHAM.

1992: Transferred to Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd.

1993: Transferred to Dundalk, Republic of Ireland registry and renamed HOPE. (O.N. 403002)

1998: Sold to Hope Shipping Corporation, Barbados.

30.5.2000: Stephenson Clarke Ltd, appointed as managers.

24.7.2000: Torbulk Ltd., appointed as managers.

2000: D&B Shipping Ltd appointed as commercial managers.

2000: Sold to Merlin Marine Ltd, Grimsby, (Torbulk Ltd., Grimsby, technical managers and D&B Shipping Ltd commercial managers) and renamed SEA EAGLE.

2002: Removed from commercial management.

14.2.2005: Sold to Boddingtons Shipping Ltd., (same managers).

21.3.2005: Sold to Boddingtons Shipping Ltd & The Firth Shipping Company Ltd., (same managers).

8.5.2009: Sold to Independent Shipping Ltd, Brighton, (Dudman Group, Southwick, Brighton), (same managers), and reverted to SHOREHAM at Rotterdam.

6.2009: Still in service.

R58484956
23rd August 2009, 08:33
Greetings Paul and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.

billyboy
23rd August 2009, 13:23
Welcome aboard from the Philippines. Enjoy all this great site has to offer

benjidog
23rd August 2009, 16:30
Welcome from Lancashire - I hope you will enjoy the site.