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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:PARNASSOSAdded:Jan 16, 2011
Captured:June 04, 1970IMO:5003667Hits:1,774
Location:Hoek van Holland, Hook of Holland, Netherlands
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Helikon Shipping Enterprises' PARNASSOS was here photographed passing Hoek van Holland, outbound from Rotterdam, on 4th June 1970. Built at Burntisland in 1957 as AEGEAN ISLAND, and acquired by Helikon in 1969, she suffered a casualty on a subsequent voyage from Rotterdam, having "struck bottom", being holed and then beached, on 19.10.78 on a voyage to Calcutta with a cargo of bagged urea, and declared by insurers as 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 (8 years ago)

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

best regards
asnyk on Jan 16, 2011 16:13 (8 years ago)
Beached 19.10.1978 1 mile off Bizerta (37.20N 09.52E)after taking in two holds.
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