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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:PLATE CLIPPERAdded:Jan 16, 2011
Location:Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Photographed passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth, by David Pemberton in September 1965, the PLATE CLIPPER had traded as such from 1961 to 1969. Built by Smith's Dock at Middlesbrough in 1954 as ROMANIC for Bolton S.S., she became the Argentine MARAZUL in 1969 and then the Greek MIONIS in 1971, CHRYSSOSTOMOS in 1973 and BOSPHORUS in 1974, being broken up as such at Gadani Beach where she arrived on 11.7.76
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Chryssostomos (Until 1974)
- Mionis (Until 1973)
- Marazul (Until 1971)
- Plate Clipper (Until 1969)
- Romanic (Until 1961)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,633 tons
Summer DWT:10,708 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1954
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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