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ORINOCO ~ FRANCINA

ORINOCO ~ FRANCINA

In the background the cargo ship ORINOCO and I think she was owned by Johnson Line, built 1944 by Kockums Mekaniska Verkstad, Malmö. 1964 sold to Guan Guan Shipping renamed Golden Spring, 6th November 1971 wrecked. GRT 7359.

In the foreground the Dutch coaster FRANCINA.
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IMO 5265019 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 147.64 /134.57 x 18.81 mtr.
Cargo Gear : 17 Derricks - 1 x 25 t & 16 x 5 t SWL
Build in 1951 by Kockum Mekaniska Verkstad AB as " ORINOCO " for D/S A/S Ora ( O.B.Sorensen Rederi A/S Arendal Norway as manager. ) Arendal Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.573 / 3.130 / 9.425.
Main Engine : Kockum MAN 2 Stroke/Dobble Acting K6Z72/120 - 6.000 bhp / 110 rpm.

1968 Sold to Ignazio Messina & Co Genova Italy,renamed " FRANCESCAEMME ".
1970 Sold to Black Diamond Navigation Company SA Panama City Panama,renamed " MARTHA D ".
1975 Sold to Chung Lien Navigation SA Panama City Panama,renamed " CHUNG LIEN ".
1975 Sold to Unversal Seaway Pte Ltd Singapore,renamed " UNIVERSAL PRINCESS ".
1977 Sold to United Maritime Company Pte Ltd,renamed " UNITED FAITH ".

1979 BU Kaohsiung Taiwan.




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