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CAPITAINE BOUGAINVILLE

CAPITAINE BOUGAINVILLE

Capitaine Bougainville being broken up at Auckland in 1977

Built 1955 as Balzac for Fred Olsen.
3614 GRT
1972 Capitaine Bougainville owned by Sofrana Lines
2/9/1975 sailed from Auckland and at approx 0240 3/9/1975 fire broke out and the ship was abandoned 15 minutes later approx 16 miles from Whang

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IMO 5035573.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Build in 1955 by Oskarshamn Verv AB Oskarshamn Sweden as " Balzac " for A/S Gange Rolf ( Fred Olsen A/S Oslo as manager ) Oslo Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 3.614 / 1.904 / 4.160.
Main Engine : B&W 550-VTBF-110 - 3.000 bhp.

1972 Sold and renamed " Capitain Bougainville ".
 

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