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Photographer:rovno [View profile]Title:IRON KERRYAdded:Nov 09, 2008
Photo Category: Bulkers built 1971-1980
Anchored in Gage Roads off Fremantle WA, 2/9/1979
Built 1974 as STAR KERRY for Saturn Shipping Co., Bermuda. 16819grt. Chartered to BHP Shipping for 15 years from March 1975, together with sister ship STAR KESTREL (aka IRON KESTREL). Sold to Ropner Shipping Co. Ltd. UK in 1982 and in the next year renamed IRON KIRBY (a Ropner rather than BHP initiative although the ship remained on charter to BHP until March 1991).

IMO Added 7354307
Vessel Identification
Name:Aynur Kalkavan
Former name(s):
- Seajoy (Until 1992 Oct)
- Iron Kirby (Until 1991 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:14,147 tons
Summer DWT:27,299 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1974
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Peter Karberg on Oct 05, 2005 15:29 (11 years ago)
March 1991 sold to Blue Light Shipping Co Ltd, Cyprus (Thenamaris(Ship Management) Ltd Athens) & renamed Seajoy, registered Limassol. Later that year she was transferred to Seajoy Shipping Ltd, Malta & registered in Valetta.

ref: The Iron Ships- A Maritime History of BHP- 1885-1992

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