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ALBRIGHT PIONEER passing Portishead 20.7.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

ALBRIGHT PIONEER passing Portishead 20.7.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

Albright & Wilson's 1968 Vickers, Newcastle, built molten phosphorus carrier ALBRIGHT PIONEER is seen passing Battery Point, outbound from Portishead dock outside Bristol, exactly fifty years today, on 20th July 1971.

Later: 1990 BRIGHT PIONEER - 91 BRIGITTE - 94 SEARAIDER

BU Aliaga 15.2.01

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IMO 6815043 , Dead.
Ship Type : Chemical ( Molten Phosphorus ) Carrier.Designed to carry liquid phosphorus in bulk.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 125.8 / 119.3 x 17.6 mtr.
Built in 1968 by Vickers Ltd High Walker Newcastle United Kingdom as " ALBRIGHT PIONEER " for Albright & Wilson Ltd (James Fisher & Sons Ltd manager) Newcastle United Kingdom.
Built with 4 x 1,250ton tanks with heated water jackets to contain the molten phosphorus

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 6.870 / 2.996 / 10.520.
Main Engines : Deutz 4T SR Geared 8-Cyl (400 x 580mm) - 4.832 bhp.

1990 Sold to Sougerka Maritime Piraeus Greece,renamed " BRIGHT EXPLORER ".
1990 Converted into a traditional dry cargo ship.
1991 Sold to Proteus Shipping Co Ltd Valletta Malta,renamed " BRIGITTE ".
1994 Sold to Seamed Maritime SA Pananma City Panama,renamed " SEARAIDER ".
2000 Renamed " RAIDER ".


15/02/2001 Broken up at Aliaga Turkey.




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