© Mike Griffiths
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1960 by Wartsila Kon Crichton-Vulcan, Turku (Yard No. 1078)
- Length: 139.91m (overall) 130.31m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 17.66m
- Depth: 11.76 m
- Draught: 8.814m
- Tonnage: 5,405 gross/2,294 net/7677 – 8266 deadweight
- Engines: 2 SA 9-cylinder Sulzer diesel
- Power: 4,634kW/6300HP
- Speed: 16.0 knots
- Capacity: 5 holds, Grain 405000, Bale 372000, Insulated 85916
- Call Sign: OGCM, SUZW
- IMO Number: 5021530
- Official Number:
- Port of Registry: Helsinki/Finland, Alexandria/Egypt
April 1st 1960: Launched.
October 1960: Completed as ARAGUAYA for Finland-Sydamerika Linjen Ab.
1967: Sold to Finska Angfartygs Ab
1976: Sold to Pan-Arab Sg Co and renamed ABULFEDA
© Simonwp (Immingham 14/06/1988) (left) and © Patrick Hill (19/06/1988) (right)
April – May 1990: Detained, at Dover, with a cargo of potatoes (infested with cockroaches) by Port Health Authority.
© Brian Fisher
© Mike Jackson (all)
November 24th 1991: Broken up at Alang (Ganpatrai Jaigopal)
All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Brian Fisher, Mike Griffiths, Patrick Hill, Mike Jackson and Simonwp for their assistance in producing this feature.