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SVENDBORGSUND + TARQUENCE

[U] SVENDBORGSUND - IMO : 6906892 [/U]
Built 19??, by Danyard - Frederikshavn, Denmark (Yard # 282) as MERC TRADER
GRT : 399 / DWT : 1026
Overall Length : 59.3 metres x Beam 10.6 metres.
Machinery : 1 Screw driven by an oil engine
Speed : 11 knots

[u]History[/u]
• 1969: MERC TRADER : Per Henriksen

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I believe it is spelled SVENBORGSUND without the D. Danyard AS was a subsequent name for the yard.

6906892
MERC TRADER
O.N. D1579. 399g. 233n. 1,010d. 194'2" x 35'0" x 12'0".
As built: 8-cyl. 4 SCSA (222 x 292mm) EWSL8M type by Lister Blackstone Mirrlees Marine, Stamford, geared to a controllable pitch propeller. 1,000bhp. 12 kts.
Post 1973: 9-cyl. 2 SCSA (260 x 400mm) Alpha 409-26VO type by B&W Alpha Diesel A/S., Frederikshavn. Fixed pitch propeller. 900bhp.
Ice strengthened, geared, general cargo vessel.
26.10.1968: Keel laid by Frederikshavn Vaerft & Tordok A/S., Frederikshavn (Yard No. 282), for Per S. Henriksen m/fl., Denmark.
3.12.1968: Launched by Mrs. Pedersen.
16.1.1969: Sea trials.
20.1.1969: Completed for Mercandia Rederierne, (Per S. Henriksen, manager)
1969: Transferred to Per.Henriksen Partenrederi, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1970: Transferred to Mercandia Rederierne, (Per S. Henriksen, manager).
1973: Re-engined.
1975: Transferred to Per S. Henriksen Partenrederi.
16.3.1979: Sold to Knud Olsen, Denmark, and renamed SVENBORGSUND.
1987: Sold to S. B. Shipping Ltd., (J. P. P. Shipping A/S., managers), Turks & Caicos Islands, and renamed SANDY TRADER.
1988: Sold to J. & G. Shipping Ltd., Honduras, and renamed TEDDY TRADER I.
1990: Sold to Rosette Karim Antonie, Panama, and renamed GIGI TRADER.
1999: Sold to Naviera Sandy Trader S de RL, and renamed MERC TRADER under Honduras flag.
1.2006: Sold to Emax Overseas Inc, Panama.
4.2006: Renamed MERC TRADER II under Honduras flag.
4.2014: Sold to undisclosed owners and renamed EL CONTINENTAL.
10.2014: Reported as demolished at unspecified location.
 

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