© Mike Jackson (Dover)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1971 by A/S Bergens M/V, Verksteder, Norway (Yard No 649) as a General/Refrigerated Cargo Ship
- Length: 155.8m (overall) 143.69m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 21.37m
- Depth: 12.70m
- Draught: 8.560/9.178m
- Tonnage: 6,921/9,697 gross/3,976/5,764 net/94120/10800 deadweight
- Engines: 2SA 9-cylinder B & W diesel.
- Power: 12798 kW/17,400HP
- Speed: 22.0 knots
- Capacity: 5 holds, 465.817 cbft
- Call Sign: DGMX, HPGU, DVGJ, E5U2128
- IMO Number: 7105031
- Official Number: 8598-HA-F
- Port of Registry: Hamburg/Germany, Manilla/Philippines, Cook Islands
- Sister-Ships: Cherry, Orange, Maranga, Cantaloup, Tangelo
March 29th 1971: Launched
July 1971: Completed for Maritime Fruit Carriers/Morillo Shipping Ltd.
@ 1978: Registered Owners; F.M Caribic Frigomaris, Kuhlschiffreederei G.m.b.H. & Co
@ 1984-1985: Registered Owner; Partenreederei m.s. ‘Morillo’. Registered Manager; Ganymed Schiffahrtsgesellschaft m.b.H.
Courtesy of Chris Howell (11/09/1985) (left) and (20/02/1986) (right)
Courtesy of Chris Howell (30/04/1988)
© Mike Davis (Facebook Group, Reefer Ships Past and Present)
@ 1993-1994: Registered Owner; Trans Malayan Shipping Inc. Registered Manager; Ganymed Shipping G.m.b.H.
© Patrick Hill (26/06/1993)
2001-2002: Registered Owner; Trans Malayan Shipping Inc. Ship Manager; Polar Shipping, Germany.
2003: Ship Manager; Holy House Shipping Ab, Stockholm
November 22nd 2006: Detained Odessa, Ukraine:
“0799 – FIRE SAFETY MEASURES – other (fire safety) (no responsibility of RO); 0799 – FIRE SAFETY MEASURES – other (fire safety) (no responsibility of RO); 0599 – WORKING SPACES (ILO 147) – other (working spaces) (no responsibility of RO)”
July 23rd 2008: Broken up at Alang.
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: Mike Davis (Facebook Group, Reefer Ships Past and Present),Patrick Hill, Chris Howell and Mike Jackson for their assistance in producing this feature.