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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:PANAGHIA GRIGOROUSSAAdded:Jun 09, 2011
Captured:October 14, 1972IMO:5333268Hits:1,772
Location:Cowes, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
a bow view of PANAGHIA GRIGOROUSSA, built 1950 as POLAMHALL for West Hartlepool S.N. which became Ramon de la Sota's SOKORRI in 1962 and canopus Shipping's PANAGHIA GRIGOROUSSA in 1971, renamed BUENA VENTURA II in 1975 before being broken up at Gadani Beach in February 1977

a most memorable occasion - 14th October 1972 - at anchor off Cowes with engine trouble (as reported in Lloyds List a couple of days earlier) - we hired the Cowes pilot boat to get close up to the ship
Vessel Identification
Name:Buena Ventura Ii
Former name(s):
- Buena Venture (Until 1976 Mar 14)
- Panaghia Grigoroussa (Until 1975)
- Sokorri (Until 1971)
- Polamhall (Until 1962)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:5,304 tons
Summer DWT:9,368 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1950
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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