UNIVERSE DEFIANCE - IMO 5373579
|Photographer:||Chris Howell [View profile]||Title:||UNIVERSE DEFIANCE||Added:||Sep 02, 2012|
||Tankers built before 1970|
|photo 1973 Malacca Straits, taken from a light aircraft by late Peter Foxley based at Penang, Malaysia.
scan with permission of Keith Wood owned Airfoto neg with copyright.
Previous to the Universe Apollo, this class were the largest cargo ships afloat.
She was one of the seven ship Universe Leader class introduced from 1956 also built at Kure Shipyard in Japan for National Bulk Carriers.
fire 11.55N/17.39W 15.4.77 (9*) & scuttled 200nm off Dakar 7.5.77 [Philadelphia-Cabinda, ballast]
|Gross tonnage:||51,319 tons|
|Summer DWT:||95,026 tons|
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