MAYAGUEZ - IMO 5312044
|Photographer:||Chris Howell [View profile]||Title:||MAYAGUEZ||Added:||Jun 27, 2012|
|Captured:||June 24, 1970||IMO:||5312044||Hits:||643|
|Location:||San Francisco, United States|
||Containerships built before 1971|
|owned slide with copyright
photo Mike Cornwall
Completed 1944 as WHITE FALCON
1947 to GRACE Lines and renamed SANTA ELIANA
1960 rebuilt as containership
- 64 SEA - 65 MAYAGUEZ
BU Kaohsiung 27.5.79
First US Containership employed in the US Foreign trade
5/1975 Captured by Cambodian Gunboat.
After a few days of failed talks, USA attacked installations and sank three Cambodian gunboats and recaptured the vessel. the crew were rescued from another Cambodian vessel.
|Vessel type:||Container Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||10,485 tons|
|Summer DWT:||8,790 tons|
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