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Name Official number Flag IMO
MERCHANT ROYAL  187525  GBR  5232438 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1957  06/09/1956  01/1957 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   116 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
9722 grt / 5477 nrt / 12599 dwt 471.0 ft  63.2 ft  41.7 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Govan
Engine detail
Oil engine Doxford 5Cyl. 7200bhp. 15.5knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Drake Shipping Co. Ltd. - Lykiardopulo & Co., London.  London   
Other names
1963 DIONE - 1976 VITACALM - 1978 EASTERN LEGEND 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1963 transferred to parent company, Parida Cia. Nav. S.A., Piraeus
1976 Vitacalm S.A., Piraeus
1978 Pioneer Maritime Inc., Singapore 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1983  Broken Up 03/03/1983 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Alang for breaking. 
 

 



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