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OWERRI passing Portishead outbound from Avonmouth 21.7.71 M.Cranfield.jpg

OWERRI passing Portishead outbound from Avonmouth 21.7.71 M.Cranfield.jpg

Elder Dempster Lines' 1955 Belfast built OWERRI was photographed passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth exactly fifty years ago today, on the evening tide of 21st July 1971.

Sold to the Maldives in 1972 to become MALDIVE COURAGE, she traded on until being beached at Karachi on 1st June 1983

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IMO 5267706 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship,
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 137.2 / 129.5 x 19.0 mtr.
Built in 1955 by Harland & Wolff Ltd Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom as " OWERRI " for Elder Dempster Lines Ltd Liverpool United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 6240 grt / 3371 nrt / 7697 dwt
Main Engine : H&W B&W 2T Single Action 5-Cyl (620 x 1400mm) - 3.750 bhp.

1972 Maldives Shipping Co. Ltd., Male Maldives Island,renamed " MALDIVE COURAGE ".

28/03/1983 Arrived at Gadani Beach Pakistan for breaking.




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