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Name Official number Flag IMO
MANCHESTER MERCHANT  182613  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1951  27/09/1950  18/01/1951 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   95 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7651 grt / 4621 nrt / 9790 dwt 446.5 ft  59.2 ft  35.3 ft  27 ft 7 in 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
Steam turbines, single reduction geared, 5000shp, 14.5 knots, 1 screw
3 x single ended boilers 225 lbs/sq in 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Manchester Liners Ltd., Manchester  Manchester   
Other names
1967 CLIO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1967 Clio Spg Co., Monrovia - Ionian Sea Operators Inc, New York 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1972  Sank 22/02/1972 
Disposal Detail
13/02/1972 on fire 700 miles west of Angolan coast in 10.18S - 01.45W on passage Chittgong for Rotterdam & Hamburg with jute and cattle cake
14/02/1972 abandoned by crew
22/02/1972 presumed sunk about 05.21S - 05.07W 
 

 



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