MV Malayan Victory
Ex San Blas (II)(1967)
San Blas (II) Courtesy of Chris Howell
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1967 by Eriksberg Mekaniska Verkstad A/B, Gothenburg, Sweden (Yard No 605) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship
- Length: 148.95 m (overall) 137.17 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 19.59 m
Depth: 12.81 m
Draught: 8.745 m (max)
Tonnage: 8344 – 8920 gross/4555 – 2625 net/8440t deadweight
Engines: 1 x 2SA 7 Cyl B&W 7-74VT2BF-160 diesel
Power: 1608 kW/10500 bHP
Speed: 20.25 knots (max)
Capacity: 11.565 m³
Call Sign: SDWA, DZHL
IMO Number: 6700767
Port of Registry: Stockholm/Sweden, Manila/Philippines
Sister Ships: San Benito, San Bruno, Tasmanic
1966: Built as SAN BLAS (II) at Eriksberg Mekaniska Verkstad A/B, Göteborg for Rederi-A/B Salénia (Salénrederierna A/B), Stockholm. Manager; Salénrederierna A/B, Stockholm.
October 24th 1966: Launched.
January 1967: Completed.
San Blas (II) Courtesy of Chris Howell (Sydney, 1977) (Left) © David Ingham (Right) (@ Dover)
March 6th 1978: Sold to Trans Swedish Shipping Inc. (Salén Ship Management Division), Manila, the Philippines.
1983: Sold to Trans Malayan Shipping Inc. , Manila, the Philippines. Renamed MALAYAN VICTORY. Manager; Cool Carriers, Sweden.
Malayan Victory – © Frank Föerst (Hamburg, 01/10/1986)
Malayan Victory – Courtesy of Chris Howell (Nieuw Waterway, July 1987) (Left) © Mick Warwick (Rotterdam, 21/07/1987)
Malayan Victory – © Frank Föerst (Ijmuiden, 04/04/1994)
August 22nd 1994: Arrived Alang, India for demolition by Shree Saibata Shipbreaking.
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: Frank Föerst, Chris Howell and David Ingham for their assistance in producing this feature.
Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)