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BALBLOM

BALBLOM

M/S BALBLOM
Call sign: LNQC
Nationality: Norway
Home port: Oslo

Shipyard
Name: Akers Mek. Verksted, Oslo
Build year: 1948
Yard number: 487

Tonnage
Gross tonnage: 1,420
Net tonnage: 680
Deadweight: 2,310

Engine
Propulsion: B & W
Engine size: BHP 1250 NHP 230
Speed: 11 kn

Dimensions
Length: 84.46m
Beam: 12.86m
Draft: 4.02m

History
10/1948: Delivered as BALBLOM to Fred Olsen & Co., Oslo
08/1971: Sold to Arethousa Shipping Co Ltd (G. Daifas), Famagusta, Cyprus, renamed MESSINIA
00/1975: Transferred to Arethousa Shipping Co Ltd (G. Daifas), Limassol, Cyprus
10/1984: Sold to Greece for scrapping.

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IMO 5034408 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 277,1’ / 261,8’ x 42,2’.
Cargo Gear : 8 Derricks / 8 Winches.
Refrigerating Compressors : 2 x 1-Cyl. Drammens Jern CO2 Compressorer.Direct Evaporation.Capasity 32.000 kcal/h -2 °C in
Cool Room on 23.550 ft³ or -12 °C in Freeze Room on 9.750 ft³.
Build in1948 by Aker Mekaniske Verksted A/S Oslo Norway as " BALBLOM " for Den Norske Middelhavlinje A/S ( Fred Olsens Rederi & Co Oslo as manager ) Oslo Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 1.420 / 680 / 2.320.
Main Engine : Aker Burmeister & Wain 2T Singel Action 4-Cyl. (500 x 900 mm.) - 1.250 bhp / 145 rpm.
Aux.Emgine : 3 x 120 kw.
Aux.Boiler : Donkey Boiler 114 psi

1971Sold to Arethousa Shipping Co (G.Daifas Shipping Piraeus Greece as manager) Famagusta Cyprus,renamed " MESSINIA ".
1971 Converted to livestock Carrier.
1975 Registered in Limassol, Cyprus.
1983 Laid up from 11/01 in Piraeus.

1984 Arrived 21/08 at Eleusis, Greece for demolition that began in October by C. Courtidis S.A.



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