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Name Official number Flag IMO
MERKLAND  161841  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1934  08/08/1934  09/1934 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  652 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1362 grt / 630 nrt / 2515 dwt 262.2 ft  40.2 ft  15.9 ft  18.2 ft 
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (15, 25, 41 x 33in), 97nhp, 1 screw, 10knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd. - J Currie & Co., Leith  Leith   
Other names
1957 GUERNSEY - 1963 NAFPLION - 1968 KARPATHOS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Currie Line Ltd., Leith
1957 Leighton Shipping Co. Ltd. - Stelp & Leighton Ltd., London
1963 Intership Navigation S.A., Piraeus
1968 Lia Shipping Co., Piraeus 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1969  Scuttled 01/07/1969 
Disposal Detail
Scuttled off Abidjan after having been abandoned there in 1968. 
 

 



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