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IMO 5040718 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 184.8 / 174.9 x 23.5 mtr.
Built in 1951 as " BELLO " by Kockums Mekaniska Verkstads A/B Malmö Sweden for Skibs-A/S Oiltank (Georg Vefling Rederi A/S Tønsberg as manager ) Tønsberg Noway.Launched 14/08, delivered in October.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 15.800 / 9.577 / 24.325.
Main Engine : Kockums MAN. 2T Double Acting 7-Cyl ( 720 x 1.200 mm ) - 6.475 bhp.
Aux.Engine :
Aux.Boiler : 2 x Water Tube Boiler 120 psi.

1961 Sold 16/01 to Skips-A/S Excelsior ( Bendt Rasmussen Rederi A/S Kristiansand as manager ) Kristiansand Norway.renamed " BENAMI ".
1968 Sold in March to Varnima Shipping Co. (Nicos J.Vardiniyannis Piraeus as manger), Piraeus Greece. Renamed "EVANGELOS TH ".
1968 Collided 14/05 with TT " WORLD MERIT " in the English Channel.
1969 Heavy damages sustained 25/06 during shelling during the Arab-Israeli war whilst discharging oil in Suez Bay, Egypt. The shelling caused fire in the engine room thar spread to the accommodation. None of the crew of 39 was injured. Shelling the next day caused more damages and a new fire. Fire was extinguished 27/06. Towed to 5 nm South of Ras Sadet,Egypt and beached with a waterfilled engine room and abt. 16.000 t oil still on board.New fire in engine room 04/08 and many explosions heard.
1972 Wreck owned by The Iosef Comp. Nav. S.A. Panama City Panama.
1974 Arrived 01/05 in tow to Karachi, Pakistan. Beached 25/05 on Gadani Beach, Pakistan for demolition.




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