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Name Official number Flag IMO
BLENHEIM      7008001 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1970  10/01/1970   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Cruise Liner  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd, Clydebank Clydebank Yard  744 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
10427 grt / 5546 nrt / 3730 dwt 149.38 m  20.02 m  5.99 m   
Engine builder Crossley Premier Engineering Co. Ltd., Manchester
Engine detail
2x Pielstick Oil engines 4SA. 18Cyl. (400 x 460mm) 18000bhp.
2 Controllable pitch propellers.
thwart thrust propeller forward. 2-Screws.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Fred Olsen Lines Ltd. London.  London   
Other names
1982 SCANDINAVIAN SEA:- 1984 VENUS VENTURER - 1986 DISCOVERY I 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1981 DFDS Seacruises.
1984 Pan Ocean Navigation Inc., Panama. 
Vessel history
Car ferry / cruise liner. Later 12244 gross.
09/1970 maiden voyage.  
Remarks
Passngers Ro/Ro cargo. Vehicles. Stern and side doors. 
End year Fate / Status
1997  Broken Up 01/09/1997 
Disposal Detail
09/05/1997 fire at Freeport, Bahamas
01/09/1997 broken up Alang. 
 

 



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