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SAURIA

SAURIA

[B]SAURIA : IMO 6817730[/B]

Built in 1968 by Richard Dunston, Hessle, England (Yard No. s856) as SAURIA for Gaselee and Son (Felixstowe) Ltd
GRT: 165/ DWT: 87
Dimensions: Length (oa) 30.8metres x Beam 7.8 metres
Machinery: 6cyl Ruston diesel engine

[U]History[/U]
• 1968: SAURIA : Delivered to Gase

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SAURIA
O.N. 335875. 165g. 0n. 101' 1" x 25' 8" x 11' 1".
6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (10¼" x 14½") by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln. 1.474bhp. 12 kts. 18 tons bollard pull.
2.5.1967: Ordered from Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd., Hessle, (Yard No. 856) by Gaselee & Son (Felixstowe) Ltd., London.
25.5.1968: Launched.
26.8.1968: Registered at London.
29.8.1968: Completed.
1975: Owners acquired by Alexandra Towing Company Ltd, Liverpool and London.
24.3.1976: Owners restyled as Alexandra Towing Company (Felixstowe) Ltd. and 9 months later The Alexandra Towing Company (Felixstowe) Ltd.
30.7.1984: Damaged in a collision whilst assisting JULIO ANTONIO MELLA (11,977g./1978) off Felixstowe. Taken into Felixstowe and repaired.
1987: Sold to Odisseas III Shipping Company, (Michael Gigilinis Shipping Company, managers), Thessaloniki, Greece and renamed TRITON.
1988: Sold to Stavros Karapiperis, Piraeus and renamed KARAPIPERIS VI.
25.4.1991: Sank after explosion at Perama Anchorage. The "November 17" terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.
3.5.1991: Vessel salvaged and subsequently demolished.
 

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