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Photo Details
Photographer:matros65 [View profile]Title:Africa MercyAdded:Oct 03, 2009
Captured:May 30, 2001IMO:7803188Hits:1,109
Location:Tyne, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Special Purpose Ships
Description:
at South Shields 30.05.2001
Vessel Identification
Name:Africa Mercy
IMO:7803188
Flag:Malta
MMSI:248428000
Callsign:9HEC6
Former name(s):
- Ingrid (Until 2000 Apr)
- Dronning Ingrid (Until 1999 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Hospital Ship
Gross tonnage:16,572 tons
Summer DWT:4,150 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1980
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (1)

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Jacob Blondahl on Nov 22, 2005 19:44 (11 years ago)
Great photo from the beginning stages of her conversion into a hospital ship. I have a friend who is an officer onboard. The conversion though slow is nearly done and she should be at work in Africa in the next few months. The plan is for her to take over the work of the Mercy Ships flagship Anastasis who at 54 years old is apparently slated for retirement next year. The smaller Caribbean Mercy is being decomissioned as we speak. I spent three months as an AB on the Caribbean Mercy in 2000. Sad to see the old beauties go.

Jacob

http://www.mercyships.org
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