|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||SOMERSET||Added:||Oct 07, 2015|
|Captured:||January 12, 1978||IMO:||5333880||Hits:||1,256|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||Reefers built before 1980|
|7,602 grt; 10,421 dwt; part-refrigerated.
Operator: P & O Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London.
Built: 1962 by John Brown & Co (Clydebank) Ltd. Yard no 717.
Main engine: eight-cylinder, two-stroke John Brown-Sulzer 8RD76 developing 10,400 bhp at 119 rpm. Speed: 16.5 knots.
Built for Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973-absorbed into P&O fleet
1979-sold to Damarika Shipping Corp, Monrovia (Enias Shipping Co SA, Piraeus), renamed AEGEAN SKY (Greek flag).
1984-to breakers at Chittagong, Bangladesh 11/10.
Photographed alongside Tilbury Landing Stage, Port of London whence she had been taken to rectify a problem with contaminated fuel or lube oil (hence the slops barge moored alongside) 12th January, 1978