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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENSTAC  309550  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1968  20/11/1967   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  512 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
12011 grt / 6493 nrt / 15926 dwt 532.0 ft  70.0 ft  33.0 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Oil 6cyl Sulzer type, 13800bhp, 22 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Ben Line Steamers Ltd., Leith  Leith   
Other names
1982 JOHN P 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1982 Papanaves Shipping Co. S.A. Greece. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1985  Foundered 17/04/1985 
Disposal Detail
Foundered after an explosion in 32.07W - 44.08W on voyage Buenos Aires / Lobito.  
 

 



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