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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:PARNASSOSAdded:Jan 16, 2011
Captured:June 11, 1970IMO:5003667Hits:2,021
Location:Hoek van Holland, Hook of Holland, Netherlands
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Helikon Shipping Enterprises' 1957 Burntisland built PARNASSOS was photographed passing Hoek van Holland outbound from Rotterdam on 11th June 1970 for Montreal. Five days later she returned to Rotterdam following a collision.


She struck bottom, was holed and beached on 19.10.78 during a voyage from Rotterdam to Calcutta with a cargo of bagged urea and was declared a "constructive total loss"
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Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:8,156 tons
Summer DWT:12,285 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1957
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DEREK SANDS on Jan 17, 2011 13:05 (11 years ago)

thanks for posting all your recent classic photos, they are much appreciated

best regards
asnyk on Jan 16, 2011 16:13 (11 years ago)
Beached 19.10.1978 1 mile off Bizerta (37.20N 09.52E)after taking in two holds.
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