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Name Official number Flag IMO
MEDIA  181093  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1947  12/12/1946  08/1947 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  629 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
13345 grt / 7482 nrt / 518.5 ft  70.4 ft  33.1 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 sets geared steam turbines, 13600shp, 2 - Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cunard - White Star Line Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool  18/07/1947 
Other names
1961 FLAVIA - 1982 FLAVIAN - 1982 LAVIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1949 Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
1961 Cia. Genovese di Armamento SpA (Cogedar Line), Genoa
05/1969 Costa Armatori SpA, Genoa
02/1982 Flavian Shipping S.A., Panama
1986 Lavia Shipping S.A., Panama 
Vessel history
02/1952 Denny-Brown stabilisers fitted, first merchant ship to be so fitted on the North Atlantic.
10/1961 rebuilt by Officine A. & R.Navi, Genoa
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1989  Broken Up 19/06/1989 
Disposal Detail
07/01/1989 on fire, beached and capsized at Hong Kong, later refloated.
19/06/1989 delivered to breakers at Kaohsiung. 
 

 



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