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MV San Blas (II) – Cargo from the Past

IMO Number: 6700767

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

Technical Data

  • 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: 
    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.

  © David Ingham

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.

© Frank Föerst

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)

© Frank Föerst

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)


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