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Photographer:GEORGE GBIDIS [View profile]Title:MEDITERRANEAN SKYAdded:Sep 16, 2015
Captured:October 06, 2007IMO:5074226Hits:2,155
Location:Elefsis, Eleusis, Greece
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
Description:
MS Mediterranean Sky was an ocean liner built in 1953 by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom as City of York. She capsized and sank after being laid up in Elevsis Bay, Greece in 2003.
Vessel Identification
Name:Mediterranean Sky
IMO:5074226
Former name(s):
- City Of York (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:16,533 tons
Summer DWT:11,582 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1953
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (8)

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GEORGE GBIDIS on Sep 17, 2015 17:00 (3 years ago)
I Passed today 17/9/2015 from Elefsis bay and she is still lying there http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2324698#
Allan RO on Sep 17, 2015 11:05 (3 years ago)
Doug is absolutely correct, one of a quartet built at Vickers Armstrong on the Tyne.

Allan
Jim McQuarrie on Sep 17, 2015 09:27 (3 years ago)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Mediterranean_Sky

Somebody's wrong
Doug Shaw on Sep 17, 2015 08:58 (3 years ago)
Built Vickers Armstrong,High Walker,RiverTyne.1953.
Jim McQuarrie on Sep 17, 2015 07:58 (3 years ago)
Vickers on West Coast-Swan Hunter on East Coast which is correct
OceanSparx on Sep 17, 2015 04:13 (3 years ago)
Great pic mate!
PHa on Sep 17, 2015 04:00 (3 years ago)
She is still laying in capesized condition in the Elvisis Bay (Greece). Google maps link:
https://www.google.de/maps/place/38%C2%B001'28.8%22N+23%C2%B029'24.0%22E/@38.0246639,23.4899889,525m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0
Source: http://www.artificialowl.net/2008/09/shipwreck-of-mediterranean-sky-formely.html
Regards Peter
Emmanuel.L on Sep 17, 2015 03:02 (3 years ago)
More info please, what actually happened?, what was the cause of her foundering? Is she still lying there or has she been scrapped on site or raised and scrapped elsewhere? Thanks and regards.
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