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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:DAPO SEAAdded:Jan 22, 2011
Captured:January 04, 1976IMO:5272555Hits:1,546
Location:Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
The N.A. Davaris/E. Pothitis owned DAPO SEA, ex-TARPON SEA-75 ex-PEARL SEA-69, built for Livanos at Hartlepool in 1957, had arrived off Lagos on 11th October 1975 with a cargo of cement loaded at a Black Sea port. She sailed on 9th August 1976 bound for Warri and then San Lorenzo (Argentina). DAPO SEA suffered an engine room fire in Sitra Roads on 1st June 1977 and was beached at Gadani Beach in October 1977 to be broken up.
Vessel Identification
Name:Dapo Sea
Former name(s):
- Tarpon Sea (Until 1975)
- Pearl Sea (Until 1969)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,973 tons
Summer DWT:12,111 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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adenanthos on Sep 30, 2017 14:08 (3 months ago)
incredible that they still built vessels like this in 1957 !
Gordy on Jan 23, 2011 01:05 (6 years ago)
Another one of you top shots Malcolm
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