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A Liberty ship heading straight for the breaker's yard - Franco Shipping's 1943 Los Angeles built IRENA outbound from Brunsbüttel on 23rd June 1971 heading for Bilbao.

Ex- PAUL CHANDLER - 47 JEROEN BOSCH - 47 OOTMARSUM - 49 JOOST VAN DEN VONDEL - 50 SPARTO - 63

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IMO 5427552 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship Liberty EC2-S-C1
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 134.57 / 128.87 x 17.37 mtr.
1943 Built by California Shipbuilding Corporation Inc., Los Angeles (Cal.) U.S.A as " PAUL CHANDLER " for United States War Shipping Administration ( Stockard Steamship Corporation Inc., New York (N.Y.) U.S.A as manager ) Washington (D.C.) U.S.A.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 7232 / 4477 / 10700
Machinery : Iron Fireman Steam Triple Expansion (620, 940 & 1780 Stroke 1220) - 2.500 Ihp.
Main Boiler : 2 x Water Tube Boiler w/Overheter.

1946 Transferred to United States Maritime Commission ( Same manager ) Washington (D.C.) U.S.A.
1947/04 Sold to Staat der Nederlanden ( NV Stoomvaart Maatschappij 'Oostzee' Amsterdam as manager ) The Hague Netherland ,renamed " JEROEN BOSCH ".
1947/08 Renamed " OOTMARSUM ".
1949/03 New manager : N.V. Montaan Transport Maatschappij Rotterdam Netherland,renamed " JOOST VAN DEN VONDEL ".
1953/08 Sold to Compañia Naviera Sparto S.A. (Lemos & Pateras Ltd London Great Britain as manager) Panama City Panama,renamed " SPARTO ".
1964/01 Sold to Olishipo Compañia Naviera S.A (Purvis Shipping Company Ltd, London, Great Britain as manager) Piraeus Greece,renamed " IRENA ".
1969/10 Sold to Owner / Manager - Irena Shipping Co Ltd Famagusta Cyprus.

1971 BU Bilbao Spain.




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