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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENLAWERS  335179  GBR  7009902 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1970  23/01/1970   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow   514 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
12784 grt / 7570 nrt / 14750 dwt 600 ft  82 ft  31 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Oil 9cyl Sulzer type, 26100bhp, 21.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Ben Line Steamers Ltd., Leith  Leith   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1978:Zepconcorde Inc, Singapore
1981:SIBA Societa Importazione Bestiame, Allevamento di Balzarini, Corvi & C, Italy
1982:Livestock Carriers SpA, Italy for conversion to livestock carrier.
Owners given as Mazamet Shg Inc SA, Panama, at time of loss.  
Vessel history

1982 converted to a livestock carrier

End year Fate / Status
1996  Burned  
Disposal Detail
02/09/1996 abandoned after engine-room fire in position 05.12S, 65.19E on a voyage from Fremantle to Aqaba with over 67000 sheep aboard. The ship subsequently sank.  


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