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KARAGHISTAN sailing Avonmouth on 17.10.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

KARAGHISTAN sailing Avonmouth on 17.10.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

Strick Line's 1957 Readhead, South Shields, built KARAGHISTAN is departing from Avonmouth exactly fifty years ago today, on Saturday 17th October 1970.

Later: 1973 CONSTANTINOS - 77 ADMIRAL C.

She sadly suffered steering failure during heavy weather on 13th September 1978 and later sank

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IMO 5181873 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 145.7 / 137.2 x 17.8 mtr.
Built in 1957 by John Readhead & Sons Ltd West Yard, South Shields United Kingdom as " KARAGHISTAN " for Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd London as manager) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 7150 / 4229 / --.---.
Hawthorn Leslie Doxford 2T 4-Cyl Opposed Piston (670 x 2320mm) 67LBD4 - 4400 bhp.

1972 New managers P&O General Cargo Division London United Kingdom.
1973 Sold to Contoyannis Shipping Ltd Famagusta Cyprus,renamed " CONSTANTINOS ".
1974 Sold to Congroup Maritime Co Famagusta Cyprus.
1977 Sold to Stolos Compania SA (Tristar Marine Management Piraeus as maager) Piraeus Greece,renamed " ADMIRAL C ".
13/09/1978: Wrecked 1 mile SW of Pylos, Greece, in position 36.53N – 21.40E On a voyage from Antwerp to Jeddah carrying general cargo.
15/09/1978: Her back was broken.
03/12/1978: Sank.




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