Built 1976 as Hindustan for Common Bros
1993 Transporter LT
2001 Global Spirit
2003 Global Spirit III
29/5/2007 hit by lightning off Benin burnt out and sank with loss of 7 lives.
Bought at collectables fair. Says on the back: Amokura arriving Wellington, 9.3.1980. A good long life for a modern tanker, if a somewhat bizarre end.
Built: 1980 Swan Hunter, South Shields
Owners: Marsden Point Tankers Ltd, Nova Scotia, managed by Union SSCo while...
'AMOKURA', slid into the knuckle of No.5 North at Napier late afternoon on Sunday 14th September 1986 while under pilotage of the Deputy
Harbourmaster Capt. John Hazell . Ship was under command of John Marshall , Paul Searell was Chief officer , Reg Simpson Chief Engineer .