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Name Official number Flag IMO
GANGES  183226  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1950  17/03/1950  05/1950 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   464 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6723 grt / 4616 nrt / 9000 dwt 431.8 ft  55.2 ft  33.9 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
M3cyl Doxford type, 534nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Nourse Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1965 SHIRLEY CHRISTINE - 1968 LEONIS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1965 St. Merryn Shipping Co. Ltd. (Red Anchor Line Ltd), London
1968 Darien Shipping Co.
1968 Achilles Halcoussis, Piraeus 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1971  Wrecked 11/09/1971 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked off Takoradi 04.52N - 01.45W when inward from Pointe Noire with manganese ore and logs. 
 

 



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